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Curtis D. Wilbur, U.S. Secretary of the Navy,19th Chief Justice of California (1867 - 1954)

Curtis Dwight Wilbur (May 10, 1867 – September 8, 1954) was born in Iowa. He was appointed to the United States Naval Academy in 1884. Shortly after graduation, Curtis Wilbur resigned his comm...

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Ray Lyman Wilbur, U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1875 - 1949)

Ray Lyman Wilbur (April 13, 1875 – June 26, 1949) was an American medical doctor who served as the third president of Stanford University and the 31st United States Secretary of the Interior. ...

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Newton D. Baker, U.S. Secretary of War (1871 - 1937)

Baker was born on December 3, 1871, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, the son of Newton Diehl Baker and Mary Ann (Dukehart) Baker. In 1892 he graduated from Johns Hopkins University. After receiving his...

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Harry S. New, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1858 - 1937)

Harry Stewart New (December 31, 1858 – May 9, 1937) was a U.S. politician, journalist, and Spanish-American War veteran. Biography Harry Stewart New was born in Indianapolis, Indiana o...

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Dwight F. Davis, U.S. Secretary of War (founder of the Davis Cup) MP (1879 - 1945)

Dwight Filley Davis (July 5, 1879 – November 28, 1945) was an American tennis player and politician. He is best remembered as the founder of the Davis Cup international tennis competition. ...

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Andrew W. Mellon, US Secretary of the Treasury MP (1855 - 1937)

Andrew William Mellon was an American banker, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector and Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932. He joined his father's banking h...

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John Barton Payne, U.S Secretary of the Interior (1855 - 1935)

John Barton Payne (January 26, 1855 – January 24, 1935) was United States Secretary of the Interior from 1920 through 1921 under Woodrow Wilson. Life and career Payne was born in Prunt...

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Nathan Goff, Jr., U.Senator and Sec'y of the Navy (1843 - 1920)

Nathan Goff, Jr. (February 9, 1843 – April 24, 1920) was a member of the United States Congress from West Virginia, who also served briefly as United States Secretary of the Navy during the Ru...

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Stephen Benton Elkins, US Senator and Sec'y of War (1841 - 1911)

See "Twenty Years in the Press Gallery" (O. O. Stealey) Publishers Press, Philadelphia 1906 -------------------- Stephen Benton Elkins (September 26, 1841 – January 4, 1911) was an America...

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Charles Magill Conrad, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War (1804 - 1878)

Charles Magill Conrad (December 24, 1804 – February 11, 1878) was a Louisiana politician who served in the United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, and Confederate Congres...

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Edwin Denby, U.S. Sec'y of the Navy (1870 - 1929)

Edwin Denby (February 18, 1870 – February 8, 1929) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of the Navy in the administrations of Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge fro...

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Orville H. Browning, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior (1806 - 1881)

Orville Hickman Browning (February 10, 1806 – August 10, 1881) was a Republican Senator from Illinois. Biography Browning was born February 10, 1806 in Cynthiana, Kentucky. He was a ve...

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Truman H. Newberry, US Senator & SecNav (1864 - 1945)

Truman Handy Newberry (November 5, 1864 – October 3, 1945) was a U.S. businessman and political figure. He served as the Secretary of Navy between 1908 and 1909. He was a U.S. Senator from Mic...

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William F. Vilas, U.S. Senator, Postmaster General and Secretary of the Interior (1840 - 1908)

William Freeman Vilas (July 9, 1840 – August 27, 1908) was a member of the Democratic Party who served in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1891 to 1897. He was a promin...

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Nicholas F. Brady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury MP

Nicholas Frederick Brady (born April 11, 1930) was United States Secretary of the Treasury under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, and is also known for articulating the Brady Plan in M...

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Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State (1817 - 1885)

Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen (August 4, 1817 – May 20, 1885) was a member of the United States Senate representing New Jersey and a United States Secretary of State. Early life and edu...

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Mahlon Dickerson, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy (1770 - 1853)

Mahlon Dickerson (April 17, 1770 – October 5, 1853) was an American judge and politician. He was elected Governor of New Jersey as well as United States Senator from that state. He was twice a...

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James Donald Cameron, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War (1833 - 1918)

James Donald Cameron (May 14, 1833 – August 30, 1918) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as Secretary of War under Ulysses S. Grant and in the United States Senate for twe...

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Simon Cameron, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War (1799 - 1889)

Simon Cameron From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Simon Cameron (March 8, 1799 – June 26, 1889) was an American politician who served as United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln at...

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William Wilkins, US Senator, Minister to Russia (1779 - 1865)

William Wilkins was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on December 20, 1779, one of ten children of Captain John Wilkins, an influential Presbyterian land-owner who later went into business in Pittsburgh, ...

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Samuel Knox "Sam" Skinner MP

Samuel Knox Skinner (born June 10, 1938) is an American politician, lawyer and businessman. Skinner served as U.S. Secretary of Transportation and White House Chief of Staff under President George H....

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John C. Calhoun, 7th Vice President of the USA MP (1782 - 1850)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Caldwell Calhoun March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19t...

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Benjamin H. Brewster, U.S. Attorney General (1816 - 1888)

Benjamin Harris Brewster (October 13, 1816 – April 4, 1888) was an attorney and politician from New Jersey, who served as United States Attorney General from 1881 to 1885. Early life H...

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Harry Hines Woodring, Governor, U.S. Secretary of War (1890 - 1967)

Harry Hines Woodring (May 31, 1890 – September 9, 1967) was an American politician, a Democrat, who was the twenty-fifth governor of Kansas, and Secretary of War in President Franklin Delano R...

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Samuel Dexter, US Senator, Sec'y Treasury & Sec'y of War (1761 - 1816)

Samuel Dexter (May 14, 1761 – May 4, 1816) was an early American statesman who served both in Congress and in the Presidential Cabinet. Life Born in Boston, Massachusetts, to the Rev. ...

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James Guthrie, U.S. Senator and Sec'y of the Treasury (1792 - 1869)

) James Guthrie (December 5, 1792 – March 13, 1869) was a U.S. Senator from Kentucky and served as Secretary of the Treasury in the administration of President Franklin Pierce. Early life ...

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William T. Barry, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1784 - 1835)

William Taylor Barry (February 5, 1784 – August 30, 1835) was an American statesman and jurist. History Born near Lunenburg, Virginia, he moved to Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1796 wit...

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George M. Bibb, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury (1776 - 1859)

George Mortimer Bibb (October 30, 1776 – April 14, 1859) was an American politician. Bibb was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, attended Hampden-Sydney College and graduated from the...

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Lamar Alexander, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of Education MP

Andrew Lamar Alexander (born July 3, 1940) is the senior United States Senator from Tennessee and Conference Chair of the Republican Party. He was previously the 45th Governor of Tennessee from 1979 ...

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Felix Grundy, U.S. Senator and Attorney General (1775 - 1840)

Born in Berkeley County, Virginia (now Berkeley County, West Virginia), he moved to Brownsville, Pennsylvania, and then Kentucky with his parents. He was educated at home and at the Bardstown Aca...

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George Campbell, U.S. Sen. and Sec'y of the Treasury MP (1769 - 1848)

George Washington Campbell , a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in the parish of Tongue, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, February 9, 1769; immigrated with his parents to North Carolina in 1...

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John Eaton, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War MP (1790 - 1856)

) John Henry Eaton (June 18, 1790 – November 17, 1856) was an American politician and diplomat from Tennessee who served as U.S. Senator and as Secretary of War in the administration of Andrew...

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John Bell "The Great Apostate" MP (1796 - 1869)

) John Bell (also known as "The Great Apostate") (February 18, 1796 – September 10, 1869) was a U.S. politician, attorney, and plantation owner. A wealthy slaveholder from Tennessee, Bell serv...

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Gov. Lot M. Morrill, US Senator & Sec'y of the Treasury (1813 - 1883)

Lot Myrick Morrill (May 3, 1813 – January 10, 1883) was an American statesman who served as the 28th Governor of Maine, in the United States Senate and as Secretary of the Treasury. He was...

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Zachariah Chandler, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior (1813 - 1879)

Zachariah Chandler (December 10, 1813 – November 1, 1879) was Mayor of Detroit (1851–52), a four-term U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan (1857–75, 1879), and Secretary of th...

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Jacob Collamer, US Senator, US Postmaster General (1791 - 1865)

Jacob Collamer (January 8, 1791 – November 9, 1865) was an American politician from Vermont. Biography Jacob Collamer was born in Troy, New York. He graduated from the University of Ve...

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Redfield Proctor, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War MP (1831 - 1908)

Redfield Proctor served as the 37th Governor of Vermont from 1878 to 1880, as Secretary of War from 1889 to 1891, and as a United States Senator for Vermont from 1891 to 1908. He was a Republican. Pr...

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William Gibbs McAdoo, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury (1863 - 1941)

William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. (October 31, 1863 – February 1, 1941) was an American lawyer and political leader who served as a U.S. Senator, United States Secretary of the Treasury and director o...

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Isaac Toucey, Governor, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General (1792 - 1869)

Isaac Toucey (November 15, 1792 – July 30, 1869) was an American statesman who served as a U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Attorney General of the United States and the 33rd Governor of C...

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John Milton Niles, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1787 - 1856)

John Milton Niles (August 20, 1787 – May 31, 1856) was a lawyer, editor, author and politician from Connecticut, serving in the United States Senate and as United States Postmaster General 184...

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Jacob Thompson, U.S. Sec'y Interior, Inspector Gen., CSA (1810 - 1885)

Jacob Thompson (May 15, 1810 – March 24, 1885) was a lawyer and politician who served as United States Secretary of the Interior from 1857 to 1861. Biography Born in Leasburg, North Ca...

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Caesar A. Rodney, U.S. Senator and Attorney General (1772 - 1824)

Caesar Augustus Rodney (January 4, 1772 – June 10, 1824) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Par...

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John P. Kennedy, U.S. Sec'y of the Navy (1795 - 1870)

John Pendleton Kennedy (October 25, 1795 – August 18, 1870) was an American novelist and Whig politician who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from July 26, 1852 to March 4, 1853, ...

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Maj. William Pinkney, US Senator & 7th Attorney General (1764 - 1822)

William Pinkney (March 17, 1764 – February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the seventh U.S. Attorney General. Biography Born in Annapolis, Maryland, Pinkney studi...

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Robert Smith, U.S. Secretary of the Navy and State (1757 - 1842)

) Robert Smith (November 3, 1757 – November 26, 1842) was the second United States Secretary of the Navy from 1801 to 1809 and the sixth United States Secretary of State from 1809 to 1811. He ...

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George E. Badger, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy MP (1795 - 1866)

George Edmund Badger (April 17, 1795 – May 11, 1866) was a Whig U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina. Badger was born on April 17, 1795 in New Bern, North Carolina. Following a pa...

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William Graham, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1804 - 1875)

en.wikipedia... ; bioguide.congress.gov... ; findagrave - see more pictures .... ; William Alexander Graham (1804-1875) also known as William A. Graham — of Orange County, N.C. Born near...

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John Branch Jr., Governor, U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Territorial Governor of Florida. MP (1782 - 1863)

John Branch, Jr. (November 4, 1782 – January 3, 1863) served as U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, the 19th Governor of the state of North Carolina, and was the sixth and last territorial go...

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Sinclair Weeks, U.S. Senator and Secretary of Commerce (1893 - 1972)

Charles Sinclair Weeks (June 15, 1893 – February 7, 1972), better known as Sinclair Weeks, was United States Secretary of Commerce from January 21, 1953 to November 10, 1958 under Dwight D. Ei...

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John W, Weeks, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War (1860 - 1926)

John Wingate Weeks (April 11, 1860 – July 12, 1926) was an American politician in the Republican Party. He served as a United States Representative for Massachusetts from 1905 to 1913, as a Un...

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William P. Fessenden, US Senator, U. Sec'y of Treasury MP (1806 - 1869)

William Pitt Fessenden (October 16, 1806 – September 8, 1869) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Maine. Fessenden was a Whig (later a Republican) and member of the Fessenden pol...

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George S. Boutwell, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury (1818 - 1905)

George Sewall Boutwell (January 28, 1818 – February 27, 1905) was an American statesman who served as Secretary of the Treasury under President Ulysses S. Grant, the 20th Governor of Massachus...

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Edward Everett, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State (1794 - 1865)

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was an American politician and educator from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, and U.S. Senator, the 15th Govern...

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James Barbour, Gov., US Senator, 11th U.S. Secretary of War MP (1775 - 1842)

James Barbour (June 10, 1775 – June 7, 1842) was an American lawyer, a member and speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, the 18th Governor of Virginia, the first Governor to reside in the...

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M. Hoke Smith, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior MP (1855 - 1931)

Michael Hoke Smith (1855-1931): Smith was a lawyer and Democratic politician from Atlanta, Georgia. President Grover Cleveland appointed him secretary of the interior in 1893. Smith was elected gover...

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Henry M. Teller, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior (1830 - 1914)

Henry Moore Teller (May 23, 1830 – February 23, 1914) was a U.S. politician, a US senator, and served as Secretary of the Interior between 1882 and 1885. Biography Teller served in the Sen...

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Carter Glass, US Senator & Sec'y of the Treasury (1858 - 1946)

Famous Quote: The 1902 Constitution instituted a poll tax and required bulk payment after a voter missed elections, making voting a luxury that poor people, which included many African-Americans, could...

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John M. Clayton, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of State (1796 - 1856)

John Middleton Clayton (July 24, 1796 – November 9, 1856) was an American lawyer and politician from Delaware. He was a member of the Whig Party who served in the Delaware General Assembly, an...

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Thomas F. Bayard, U.S. Senator, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Secretary of State (1828 - 1898)

Thomas Francis Bayard (October 29, 1828 – September 28, 1898) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served three terms a...

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James G. Blaine, U.S. Senator, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Secretary of State MP (1830 - 1893)

James Gillespie Blaine (January 31, 1830 – January 27, 1893) was a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, U.S. Senator from Maine, two-time Secretary of St...

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John Hay, U.S. Secretary of State MP (1838 - 1905)

John Milton Hay (October 8, 1838 – July 1, 1905) was an American statesman, diplomat, author, journalist, and private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln. In August 1898, Hay was named ...

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Dean Acheson, U.S. Secretary of State (1893 - 1971)

Dean Parker Acheson (April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 t...

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Wilson S. Bissell, U.S. Postmaster General (1847 - 1903)

Wilson Shannon Bissell (December 31, 1847 New London, Oneida County, New York - October 6, 1903 Buffalo, New York) was an American politician from New York. He graduated from Yale University in 186...

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Wayne MacVeagh, U.S. Attorney General (1833 - 1917)

Isaac Wayne MacVeagh (April 19, 1833 – January 11, 1917) was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat and the 36th Attorney General of the United States. Biography Born in Phoenixville, Pe...

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Franklin MacVeagh, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1837 - 1934)

Franklin MacVeagh (November 22, 1837 – July 6, 1934) was an American banker and Treasury Secretary. Born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Yale University in 1858, where he ...

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Robert A. Lovett, U.S. Secretary of Defense (1895 - 1986)

Robert Abercrombie Lovett (14 September 1895 - 7 May 1986) was the fourth United States Secretary of Defense, serving in the cabinet of President Harry S. Truman from 1951 to 1953 and in this capacit...

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Philander C. Knox, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and Attorney General (1853 - 1921)

Philander Chase Knox (May 6, 1853 – October 12, 1921) was an American lawyer and politician who served as United States Attorney General (1901–1904), a Senator from Pennsylvania (1904&#...

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William Collins Whitney, U.S Secretary of the Navy MP (1841 - 1904)

William Collins Whitney (July 5, 1841 - February 2, 1904) was an American political leader and financier and founder of the prominent Whitney family. He served as Secretary of the Navy in the first C...

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Edwin M. Stanton, U.S. Attorney General and Secretary of War MP (1814 - 1869)

Edwin McMasters Stanton (December 19, 1814 – December 24, 1869) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of War under the Lincoln Administration during the American Civil Wa...

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William Eaton Chandler (1835 - 1917)

William Eaton Chandler (December 28, 1835 – November 30, 1917) was a lawyer who served as United States Secretary of the Navy and as a U.S. Senator from New Hampshire. Early life William E...

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Stewart Udall, U.S. Secretary of the Interior MP (1920 - 2010)

Wikipedia Stewart Lee Udall (January 31, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was an American politician. After serving three terms as a congressman from Arizona, he served as Secretary of the Interior from...

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Gen.Carl Schurz (USA), US Senator & Sec'y of the Interior (1829 - 1906)

Carl Christian Schurz (German: [ˈkaʁl ˈʃʊʁts]; 1829–1906) was a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, and Union Army General in the A...

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Reverdy Johnson, U.S. Senator and Attorney General (1796 - 1876)

Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland. In 1865, he defended Mary Surratt before a military tribunal. Surratt was convicted and executed fo...

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William L. Marcy, Governor, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of State and War (1786 - 1857)

William Learned Marcy (December 12, 1786 – July 4, 1857) was an American statesman, who served as U.S. Senator and the 11th Governor of New York, and as the U.S. Secretary of War and U.S. Secr...

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George Bancroft, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1800 - 1891)

George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. ...

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Ogden L. Mills, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1884 - 1937)

Ogden Livingston Mills (August 23, 1884 – October 11, 1937) was an American businessman and politician. Biography The son of Ogden Mills and Ruth T. Livingston, he had twin sisters Beatric...

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Col. Benjamin H. Bristow, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1832 - 1896)

BENJAMIN HELM Bristow first Solicitor General of the United States, Secretary of the Treasury under President Grant, and a prominent candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1876. --...

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Colonel John W. Foster (USA), U.S. Secretary of State (1836 - 1917)

John Watson Foster (March 2, 1836 – November 15, 1917) was an American military man, journalist and diplomat. Born in Petersburg, Indiana, and raised in Evansville, Indiana, he was first a l...

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Robert Lansing, U.S. Secretary of State MP (1864 - 1928)

Robert Lansing (October 17, 1864 – October 30, 1928) served in the position of Legal Advisor to the State Department at the outbreak of World War I where he vigorously advocated against Britain'...

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William Eustis, Governor, 6th U.S. Secretary of War (1753 - 1825)

William Eustis (June 10, 1753 – February 6, 1825) was an early American statesman. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and studied at the Boston Latin School before he entered Harvard Co...

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Francis Biddle, U.S. Attorney General (1886 - 1968)

Francis Beverley Biddle (May 9, 1886 – October 4, 1968) was an American lawyer and judge who was Attorney General of the United States during World War II and who served as the primary America...

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Tom C. Clark, U.S. Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1899 - 1977)

Thomas Campbell Clark (September 23, 1899 – June 13, 1977) was United States Attorney General from 1945 to 1949 and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1949–...

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Fred M. Vinson, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 13th Chief Justice of the United States (1890 - 1953)

Frederick Moore Vinson (January 22, 1890 – September 8, 1953) served the United States in all three branches of government and was the most prominent member of the Vinson political family. In ...

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Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1892 - 1954)

Robert Houghwout Jackson (February 13, 1892 – October 9, 1954) was United States Attorney General (1940–1941) and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1941–19...

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James Clark McReynolds, U.S. Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1862 - 1946)

James Clark McReynolds (February 3, 1862 – August 24, 1946) was an American lawyer and judge who served both as United States Attorney General under President Woodrow Wilson and as an Associat...

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Charles Evans Hughes, Sr., Governor, U.S. Secretary of State, 11th Chief Justice of the United States MP (1862 - 1948)

Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was a lawyer and Republican politician from the State of New York. He served as the 36th Governor of New York (1907–1910), A...

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William Henry Moody, U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1853 - 1917)

William Henry Moody (December 23, 1853 – July 2, 1917) was an American politician and jurist, who held positions in all three branches of the Government of the United States. Biography Bor...

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William R. Day, U.S. Secretary of State, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1849 - 1923)

William Rufus Day (April 17, 1849 – July 9, 1923) was an American diplomat and jurist, who served for nineteen years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Biography Day w...

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Lucius Q. C. Lamar, US Senator, US Sec'y of the Interior, Justice US Sup. Ct (1825 - 1893)

) Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (September 17, 1825 – January 23, 1893) was an American politician and jurist from Mississippi. A United States Representative and Senator, he also served as...

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Nathan Clifford, U.S. Attorney General, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1803 - 1881)

Nathan Clifford (August 18, 1803 – July 25, 1881) was an American statesman, diplomat and jurist. Clifford was born of old Yankee stock in Rumney, New Hampshire, to farmers, the only son of ...

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Levi Woodbury, Governor, U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy and Treasury, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789 - 1851)

Levi Woodbury (December 22, 1789 – September 4, 1851) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, a U.S. Senator, Governor of New Hampshire and cabinet member in three ad...

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Smith Thompson, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1768 - 1843)

Smith Thompson (January 17, 1768 – December 18, 1843) was a United States Secretary of the Navy from 1818 to 1823, and a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice from 1823 until his death...

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Ambassador Alphonso Taft MP (1810 - 1891)

Alphonso Taft (November 5, 1810 – May 21, 1891) was the Attorney General and Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant and the founder of an American political dynasty. Born in Towns...

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Gen. Jeremiah M. Rusk (USA), 2nd US Sec'y of Agriculture (1830 - 1893)

Jeremiah McLain Rusk (June 17, 1830 – November 21, 1893) was the 15th Governor of the U.S. state of Wisconsin from 1882 to 1889 and the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1889 to 1893. Bio...

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Henry L. Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War and State MP (1867 - 1950)

Henry Lewis Stimson (September 21, 1867 – October 20, 1950) was an American statesman, lawyer and soldier, and a member of the Republican Party. He served as Secretary of War on two occasions ...

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Frank Knox, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1874 - 1944)

William Franklin "Frank" Knox (January 1, 1874 – April 28, 1944) was an American newspaper editor and publisher. He was also the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary o...

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Cordell Hull, U.S. Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize 1945 (1871 - 1955)

Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee. He is best-known as the longest-serving Secretary of State, holding the position for...

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General of the Army George C. Marshall, U.S Secretary of State and Defense MP (1880 - 1959)

Once noted as the "organizer of victory" by Winston Churchill for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II, George Catlett Marshall (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an Amer...

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James Madison Porter, U.S. Secretary of War (1793 - 1862)

James Madison Porter (January 6, 1793 – November 11, 1862), a Pennsylvanian, was the 18th United States Secretary of War and a founder of Lafayette College. Porter was born near Norristown, ...

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Gov. John Forsyth, US Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1780 - 1841)

Source: John Forsyth, Sr. (October 22, 1780 – October 21, 1841) was a 19th century American politician from Georgia. Forsyth was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia. His father Robert Forsyth w...

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