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Cabinet of the United States


The Cabinet of the United States is composed of the most senior appointed officers of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States, who are generally the heads of the federal ...

Cabinet Members · George Washington's Mount Vernon


While the current presidential cabinet includes sixteen members, George ... 1789, George Washington sent his first cabinet nomination to the Senate.

U.S. Senate: 1787: First Cabinet Confirmation


On that day, the president of the United States sent his first cabinet nomination to the Senate ... One member of Congress commented, “Congress may go home.

The First Cabinet - Presidential History Geeks - Potus Geeks


Feb 25, 2011 ... Hamilton was the most powerful member of Washington's cabinet, ... Washington appointed Thomas Jefferson as the first State Secretary on ...

Why Does the President Need a Cabinet? - Harry S. Truman Library ...


Each Cabinet member is the head of an executive department of the government. ... The first 4 Cabinet positions (1789) were: Secretary of Treasury, Secretary of ...

Constitutional Topic: The Cabinet - The U.S. Constitution Online ...


Oct 22, 2010 ... The first cabinet, that of George Washington, consisted of only four ... Since cabinet members are usually department heads, they are appointed ...

Johnson appoints first African-American cabinet member - Jan 13 ...


On this day in 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson appoints the first African- American cabinet member, making Robert C. Weaver head of the Department of  ...

First Cabinet | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello


President Thomas Jefferson "shrewdly appointed" his first Cabinet, "balancing ... and as a member of the House of Representatives sponsored the Bill of Rights.

Albert Fall - Secretary of the Interior, 1921-1923 - Top 10 Worst ...


Top 10 Worst Cabinet Members ... 1931, the former Interior Secretary left his home by ambulance to serve a one-year prison term— the first cabinet member ever ...

Abraham Lincoln's Cabinet Members - Biography.com


President Abraham Lincoln's Cabinet was one of the most unique in American history, including his former presidential opponents—William Seward, Salmon P.

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Cabinet Members Under Washington - Infoplease


Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, 1789. Edmund Randolph, 1794. Timothy Pickering, 1795. Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, 1789

Who were George Washington's cabinet members? | Reference.com


George Washington included cabinet members from different regions in the U.S. to establish balance and gain credibility for the government. His first cabinet ...

Presidential Cabinet of George Washington *** - US Presidents


Presidential Cabinet of George Washington for kids. Key members, events and departments in the Presidential Cabinet of George Washington. George ...