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List of Presidents of the United States by occupation - Wikipedia


This is a list of the occupations of Presidents before they entered politics. Often, previous career experience is minimal; however, the most common previous occupation is lawyer, and many president...

Which US Presidents Were Lawyers? | Legal Language Services


Feb 18, 2011 ... More than half of all the US presidents started as lawyers but ended up leading a country. How does law school lead to the US presidency?

Before They Were Presidents... They Were Lawyers - Law ...


Feb 15, 2016 ... In honor of Presidents' Day, we're taking a look at American ... Little Known Fact: Andrew Jackson was involved in as many as 100 duels, ...

Non-Lawyer Careers of U.S. Presidents | The Best Schools


In this article, we take a look at what the 17 Presidents who weren't lawyers did, ... Most notably, he was present at the Battle of the Thames, which ended ... his property confiscated, and his wife and two daughters were run out of the state.

Barack Obama: The U.S.'s 44th President (and 25th Lawyer ...


Nov 5, 2008 ... President-elect Barack Obama during his acceptance speech at Grant Park in Chicago, Nov. 4, 2008. (AP/Morry Gash) After Barack Obama's ...

Lawyer presidents - Overlawyered


Nov 5, 2008 ... 25 of the 44 presidents have been lawyers; the WSJ law blog has a list. Only one ... and Republican Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates since 1980, and sees how many lawyers there were: ... Like Us On Facebook.

Presidents' Occupations - Infoplease


John Tyler, lawyer, U.S. congressman, U.S. senator, vice president under Harrison, lawyer, chancellor of the College of William and Mary, member of the ...

History shows businessmen make bad presidents | TheHill


Oct 18, 2012 ... Many surveys have ranked our presidents in terms of their ... The majority of U.S. presidents have been lawyers or career politicians, 21 were ...

Why were so many US presidents lawyers? - Quora


Lawyers deal with the law, and the fundamental job of politicians is to write the law. Even in his role as director of foreign policy, the president confronts many ...

The Ten Richest U.S. Presidents - 24/7 Wall St.


Feb 17, 2012 ... Beginning with Millard Fillmore, most presidents were lawyers who ... Indeed, since the early 20th century, the fortunes of many presidents, ...