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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?

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:.

Presidents' Occupations - Infoplease


Thomas Jefferson, writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia, secretary of state under Washington, vice president under Adams, writer, gentleman ...

History shows businessmen make bad presidents | TheHill


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

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


But how many of these chief executives also served as presidents of bar ... the first to argue before the high court, appeared in five such cases, two of which were ...

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, ...

How many US presidents were lawyers? - Quora


About 30 - although only a half-dozen actually earned any kind of law degree, as I noted in the question details of What does it say about the legal acumen of US ...

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 ...

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


Sep 9, 2012 ... Do lawyers make better Presidents? ... Presidents were lawyers, including John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, FDR and, of course, ... In the upcoming election, many don't realize that we have two former lawyers, with both 2012 ...

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

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, ...