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List of Presidents of the United States by occupation - Wikipedia, the ...


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?

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


Feb 17, 2012 ... Beginning with Millard Fillmore, most presidents were lawyers who spent ... homes and money paid for services, which includes anything from ...

Presidential bar leaders: Fascinating facts about America's lawyer ...


But how many of these chief executives also served as presidents of bar ... after his U.S. presidency, at which time his legal services were not only widely sought,  ...

How many US presidents were lawyers - Answers


25 of the 43 presidents, including the current President Obama, were members of the bar and qualified to practice as lawyers. Some of them, such as Jefferson, ...

20 facts about presidents who were lawyers - South Carolina Bar


Many of the first lawyer-presidents participated in apprenticeships to become ... At least 13 lawyer-presidents served in the U.S. Congress before becoming.

Why It Matters That Both Presidential Candidates Are Lawyers ...


Sep 9, 2012 ... I believe that a lawyer-President is better calibrated to assess any ... but especially the President, a more substantial place from which to govern ...

There was a lawyer, an engineer and a politician... | The Economist


Apr 16, 2009 ... The last American president to train as an engineer was Herbert Hoover. ... first cabinet of 16 were lawyers or law graduates, including the president, the ... The presence of so many engineer-politicians in China goes hand in ...

Articles: The Lawyers Party - American Thinker


Aug 9, 2012 ... No, it is not the presence of lawyers in politics which bedevils us today; ... Seven of the sixteen Republican presidents have been lawyers: Lincoln, ... and Edwards -- were lawyers, while there were serious candidates for the ...

Jobs before they were president - CNN.com


Feb 23, 2011 ... Read on to find out what 11 U.S. presidents did before landing in office. 1. ... Washington was the official surveyor for his county in 1749, which allowed him to ... Then he became a lawyer, another self-taught profession.

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


Nov 5, 2008 ... Below is a complete list of our lawyer-presidents. ... of this post incorrectly stated that Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson were not lawyers.

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 ...

Lawyer presidents - Overlawyered


Nov 5, 2008 ... 25 of the 44 presidents have been lawyers; the WSJ law blog has a list. ... candidates since 1980, and sees how many lawyers there were: ... but not Harvard Law School (which was founded long after he became a lawyer).