Arthur was born and raised in New Mexico. He briefly resided Los Lunas for 4 years after retirement from the New Mexico State Treasurer's Office, he then returned to Albuquerque shortly before his parents passed away.
Arthur served 4 years in the United States Navy. His father was in WWII where after being wounded in combat returned to his home town of Belen, to start a family and attend college where he earned his bacholors degree. Arthur's son is scientist in the US Navy.
Arthur is dedicated to his State and his Country and looks forward to continuing serving as the next New Mexico State Treasurer.