Often, previous career experience is minimal; however, the most common
previous occupation is lawyer, and many presidents did spend their younger
years in ...
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.
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.
Thomas Jefferson, writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia,
secretary of state under Washington, vice president under Adams, writer,
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 ...
Feb 17, 2012 ... Beginning with Millard Fillmore, most presidents were lawyers who ... Indeed,
since the early 20th century, the fortunes of many presidents, ...
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:.
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 ...
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, ...
Apr 16, 2009 ... Many countries, including America, have political dynasties; ... first cabinet of 16
were lawyers or law graduates, including the president, the ...