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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 ... Some of the US presidents who got their start in law are also among ...

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


Nov 5, 2008 ... Correction: Earlier versions of this post incorrectly stated that Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson were not lawyers. An earlier version also ...

Lawyer presidents - Overlawyered


Nov 5, 2008 ... 25 of the 44 presidents have been lawyers; the WSJ law blog has a list. ... P.S. See also, in comments, John Peralta's list indicating that lawyer-nominees ... candidates since 1980, and sees how many lawyers there were:.

Articles: The Lawyers Party - American Thinker


Aug 9, 2012 ... Seven of the sixteen Republican presidents have been lawyers: Lincoln, Hayes, ... candidates, like Cain, Gingrich, and Paul, were not lawyers.

Jobs before they were president - CNN.com


Feb 23, 2011 ... Then he became a lawyer, another self-taught profession. ... Wilson was also the president of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910 and was ...

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


Apr 16, 2009 ... This is not a relic of the past: 2007 saw the appointments of one ... first cabinet of 16 were lawyers or law graduates, including the president, the ...

30 Famous People With Law Degrees | Mental Floss


May 24, 2012 ... You're not alone. ... A young Gerald Riviera (not Jerry Rivers, as the urban legend says) was one .... Lots of U.S. Presidents were lawyers, too.

Lawyers v. Businessmen: Presidential Smackdown - CNBC.com


Sep 10, 2012 ... Clint Eastwood aside, businessmen who became presidents weren't too hot ... How About Bad Businessmen Who Also Happen to be Lawyers?

Barack Obama - U.S. President, Lawyer, U.S. Senator - Biography.com


Learn more about President Barack Obama's family background, education and ... Obama also struggled with the absence of his father, who he saw only once .... Because these issues were intertwined with the economic well-being of the ...

Twenty-five US Presidents were also lawyers.
The first was John Adams, and the most recent is Barack Obama.
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Presidents' Occupations - Infoplease


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

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


Did you know that one of those leaders was also a state bar president, and ... years were not notable, Harrison may have been the most accomplished lawyer to ...

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


Sep 9, 2012 ... ... of our 44 Presidents were lawyers, including John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, FDR and, ... I believe that a lawyer-President is better calibrated to assess any ... The President who knows how to innovate and sell, but can also ...