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William Henry Hunt, Ambassador, Navy Sec'y (1823 - 1884)

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Will H. Hays, U.S. Postmaster General (1879 - 1953)

William Harrison Hays, Sr. (November 5, 1879 – March 7, 1954), namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films, was chairman of the Republican National Committee (1918–21) an...

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Chuck Hagel, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of Defense MP

Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel (/ˈtʃʌk ˈheɪɡəl/ chuk hay-gəl; born October 4, 1946) is an American politician who is the 24th and current United...

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Mike Johanns, U.S. Senator MP

Michael Owen "Mike" Johanns (born June 18, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from Nebraska, in office since 2009. He served as the Governor of Nebraska from 1999 until 2005, and he was chair ...

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Moon Landrieu, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development MP

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Alexander Haig, U.S. Secretary of State (1924 - 2010)

Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr. (December 2, 1924 – February 20, 2010) was a United States Army general who served as the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and White Hou...

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James Francis Byrnes (1882 - 1972)

James Francis Byrnes (May 2, 1882 – April 9, 1972) was an American politician from the state of South Carolina. During his career, Byrnes served as a U.S. Representative (1911–1925), a U....

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Gov. Paul Hamilton, SecNav (1762 - 1816)

) South Carolina Governor. Served as the Governor of South Carolina from 1804 to 1806, and from 1809 to 1812, he served as the United States Secretary of the Navy.

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Caleb Blood Smith, US Congress, Sec'y Interior (1808 - 1864)

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he emigrated with his parents to Ohio in 1814, was educated at Cincinnati College and Miami University, studied law in Cincinnati and in Connersville, Indiana, and was ...

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Frank Murphy, Governor, US Attorney General, Assoc. Justice of the US Supreme Court (1890 - 1949)

William Francis "Frank" Murphy (April 13, 1890 – July 19, 1949) was a politician and jurist from Michigan. He was named to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1940 after a political career as Governor o...

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Donald M. Dickinson, U.S. Postmaster General (1846 - 1917)

Donald McDonald Dickinson (January 17, 1846 – October 15, 1917) was a lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Dickinson was born in Oswego County, New York, and moved with his...

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John Y. Mason, U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General (1799 - 1859)

United States House of Representatives March 4, 1831 to January 11, 1837 Appointed Secretary of the Navy by President John Tyler on March 14, 1844 Appointed Attorney General by President James Polk...

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Kenneth C. Royall, U.S. Secretary of War (1894 - 1971)

Kenneth Claiborne Royall, Sr. (July 24, 1894 – May 25, 1971) was a United States Army general and the last person to hold the office of Secretary of War. That position was abolished in 1947, a...

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W. Graham Claytor, Jr. (1912 - 1994)

. William Graham Claytor, Jr. (March 14, 1912 – May 14, 1994) was an American lawyer, naval officer, and railroad, transportation and defense administrator for the United States government, wo...

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Louis A. Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Defense (1891 - 1966)

Louis Arthur Johnson (January 10, 1891 – April 24, 1966) was the second United States Secretary of Defense, serving in the cabinet of President Harry S. Truman from March 28, 1949 to September...

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Thomas Watt Gregory, U.S. Attorney General (1861 - 1933)

Thomas Watt Gregory (November 6, 1861 – February 26, 1933) was an American attorney who served as United States Attorney General from 1914 to 1919, during President Woodrow Wilson's administra...

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John G. Sargent, U.S. Attorney General (1860 - 1939)

John Garibaldi Sargent (October 13, 1860 – March 5, 1939) was an American lawyer and statesman. He served as United States Attorney General during the administration of President Calvin Coolid...

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A. Mitchell Palmer, U.S. Attorney General (1872 - 1936)

Alexander Mitchell Palmer (May 4, 1872 – May 11, 1936), best known as A. Mitchell Palmer, was Attorney General of the United States from 1919 to 1921. He is best known for directing the "Palme...

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John W. Griggs, Governor, U.S. Attorney General (1849 - 1927)

John William Griggs (July 10, 1849 – November 28, 1927) was an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 29th Governor of New Jersey, from 1896 to 1898, stepping down to assume t...

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Hugh McCulloch, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1808 - 1895)

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Victor H. Metcalf, U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Labor, SecNav (1853 - 1936)

Victor Howard Metcalf (October 10, 1853 – February 20, 1936) was an American politician; he served in President Theodore Roosevelt's cabinet an Secretary of Commerce and Labor, and then as Sec...

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William H. H. Miller, U.S. Attorney General (1840 - 1917)

William Henry Harrison Miller (September 6, 1840 – May 25, 1917) was an American lawyer and Attorney General of the United States. Born in Augusta, New York, William Miller graduated from Ha...

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Charles Emory Smith, U.S. Postmaster General (1842 - 1908)

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Robert P. Patterson, U.S. Secretary of War (1891 - 1952)

Robert Porter Patterson, Sr. (February 12, 1891 – January 22, 1952) was the United States Under Secretary of War under President Franklin Roosevelt and the United States Secretary of War under...

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Harry M. Daugherty, U.S. Attorney General (1860 - 1941)

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Daniel C. Roper, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1867 - 1943)

Daniel Calhoun Roper (April 1, 1867 – April 11, 1943) was the U.S. administrator, particularly from to served as the 7th United States Secretary of Commerce under President Franklin D. Rooseve...

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Philip Francis Thomas, Gov., US Sec'y of the Treasury (1810 - 1890)

Philip Francis Thomas (September 12, 1810 – October 2, 1890) was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Easton, Maryland, he graduated from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania in 1830. H...

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William Crowninshield Endicott MP (1826 - 1900)

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G. William Miller, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1925 - 2006)

George William Miller (March 9, 1925 – March 17, 2006) served as the 65th United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Carter from August 6, 1979 to January 20, 1981. He previously ...

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John Wesley Snyder, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1895 - 1985)

) John Wesley Snyder (June 21, 1895 – October 8, 1985) was an American businessman and Secretary of the Treasury for the Truman administration. Biography Snyder was born in Jonesboro, Arka...

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Richard W. Thompson, US Congress, Secretary Navy MP (1809 - 1900)

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Edmund Muskie, 64th Governor of Maine MP (1914 - 1996)

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Walter Forward, US Secretary of the Treasury (1786 - 1852)

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Jeremiah S. Black, U.S. Secretary of State and Attorney General (1810 - 1883)

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Henry Stanbery, U.S. Attorney General (1803 - 1881)

Henry Stanbery (February 20, 1803 – June 26, 1881) was an American lawyer and United States Attorney General. Born in New York, he was the son of Jonas Stanbery, a physician. The family move...

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Homer Stille Cummings, U.S. Attorney General (1870 - 1956)

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Hugh S. Legaré, U.S. Attorney General (1797 - 1843)

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Edwards Pierrepont, U.S. Attorney General (1817 - 1892)

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William D. Mitchell, U.S. Attorney General (1874 - 1955)

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Robert Wynne, U.S. Postmaster General (1851 - 1922)

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Luke Edward Wright, U.S. Secretary of War (1846 - 1922)

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Arthur Ellsworth Summerfield, U.S. Postmaster General (1899 - 1972)

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Frank Harris Hitchcock, U.S. Postmaster General (1867 - 1935)

Frank Harris Hitchcock (October 5, 1867 – August 25, 1935), was chairman of Republican National Committee from 1908 to 1909. He was then Postmaster General of the United States under President...

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Lyman J. Gage, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1836 - 1927)

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Henry Clay Payne, U.S. Postmaster General (1843 - 1904)

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George B. Cortelyou, 1st U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Labor, Secretary of the Treasury, Postmaster General (1862 - 1940)

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Charles W. Foster, Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1828 - 1904)

) Charles William Foster, Jr. (April 12, 1828 – January 9, 1904) was a U.S. Republican politician from Ohio. Foster was the 35th Governor of Ohio, and later went on to serve as Secretary of ...

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Admiral James D. Watkins, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Secretary of Energy (1927 - 2012)

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Joseph McKenna, US. Att'y Gen., Assoc. Justice US Sup. Ct. (1843 - 1926)

Joseph McKenna (August 10, 1843 – November 21, 1926) was an American politician who served in all three branches of the U.S. federal government, as a member of the U.S. House of Representative...

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John G. Carlisle, 35th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury (1834 - 1910)

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Orville Freeman, Governor, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1918 - 2003)

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Terrel Bell, U.S. Secretary of Education (1921 - 1996)

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John Forbes Kerry, Secretary of State MP

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

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William F. Whiting, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1864 - 1936)

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Horace Maynard, US Postmaster General (1814 - 1882)

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Cave Johnson, US Congress, U.S. Postmaster General (1793 - 1866)

Cave Johnson, a prominent Jacksonian, served as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives (1829-37, 1839-45), postmaster general of the United States (1845-49), and president of the Bank of Ten...

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Howard M. Gore, Governor, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1877 - 1947)

Howard Mason Gore (October 12, 1877 – June 20, 1947) served briefly as the United States Secretary of Agriculture at the very end of the first presidential administration of Calvin Coolidge (u...

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Cecil D Andrus 5 term Govenor of Idaho, 42nd United States Secretary of the Interior MP

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Leslie M. Shaw, Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1848 - 1932)

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Alexander Randall, Governor, U.S. Postmaster General (1819 - 1872)

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William Dennison, Jr., Governor, U.S. Postmaster General (1815 - 1882)

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Marshall Jewell, Governor, U. S. Postmaster General MP (1825 - 1883)

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Judson Harmon, Governor, U.S. Attorney General (1846 - 1927)

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George W. Romney, Governor of Michigan MP (1907 - 1995)

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J. Howard McGrath, Governor, U.S. Senator, U.S. Attorney General (1903 - 1966)

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Louis McLane, US Senator, Sec'y of the Treasury & State MP (1786 - 1857)

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Lloyd Bentsen, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1921 - 2006)

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John Davis Long, Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1738 - 1815)

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George Dern, Governor, U.S. Secretary of War (1872 - 1936)

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Edward H. Levi (1911 - 2000)

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Luther H. Hodges, Sr., Governor, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1898 - 1974)

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Josephus Daniels (1862 - 1948)

Josephus Daniels (May 18, 1862 – January 15, 1948) was a newspaper editor and publisher from North Carolina who was appointed by United States President Woodrow Wilson to serve as Secretary of...

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Claude A. Swanson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1862 - 1939)

Claude Augustus Swanson (March 31, 1862 – July 7, 1939) was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Virginia. He served seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

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Thomas Walker Gilmer, Governor (1802 - 1844)

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Admiral Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (1896 - 1974)

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James McHenry, 3rd U.S. Secretary of War (1753 - 1816)

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Malcolm Baldrige, Jr., US Secretary of Commerce (1922 - 1987)

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Albert S. Burleson, US Postmaster General (1863 - 1937)

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Peter Buell Porter, Secretary of War MP (1773 - 1844)

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Richard Achilles Ballinger, U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1858 - 1922)

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Harold L. Ickes, U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1874 - 1952)

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Donald Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense MP

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Lawrence Eagleburger, U.S. Secretary of State (1930 - 2011)

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Robert Reich, 22nd US Secretary of Labor MP

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Henry Paulson, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury MP

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Amos T. Akerman, U.S. Attorney General (1821 - 1880)

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Gov. Thomas Corwin (1794 - 1865)

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George W. Woodruff, Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1864 - 1934)

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George W. Wickersham, U.S. Attorney General (1858 - 1936)

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Henry D. Gilpin, U.S. Attorney General (1801 - 1860)

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Thomas S. Gates, Jr., U.S. Secretary of Defense (1903 - 1983)

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Lindley M. Garrison, U.S. Secretary of War (1864 - 1932)

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Oscar Straus, U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Labor (1850 - 1926)

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Frank Polk, acting U.S. Secretary of State (1871 - 1943)

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James Alexander Hamilton, acting U.S. Secretary of State (1788 - 1878)

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Capt George Graham, acting US Secretary of War (c.1772 - 1830)

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Jacob M. Dickinson, U.S. Secretary of War (c.1851 - 1928)

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Bainbridge Colby, U.S. Secretary of State (1869 - 1950)

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Joseph Hewes, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (signer of the "Declaration of Independence") (1730 - 1779)

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Joseph Habersham, U.S. Postmaster General (1751 - 1815)

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