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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 ... it's highly likely that many more US presidents will have studied law.

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, ...

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


But how many of these chief executives also served as presidents of bar ... While his White House years were not notable, Harrison may have been the most ...

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.

20 facts about presidents who were lawyers - South Carolina Bar


Presidents were lawyers before becoming president. 2. Many of the first lawyer- presidents participated in apprenticeships to become lawyers because there was  ...

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:.

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


Apr 16, 2009 ... Why do professional paths to the top vary so much? ... cabinet of 16 were lawyers or law graduates, including the president, the prime minister ...

How many US presidents were lawyers - Answers.com


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, ...

Jobs before they were president - CNN.com


Feb 23, 2011 ... Read on to find out what 11 U.S. presidents did before landing in ... Surveyors measure land, air space and water, explain what it looks like or how much is there, ... 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


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

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 ...