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...
Thomas Jefferson, writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia,
secretary of state under Washington, vice president under Adams, writer,
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 ...
Oct 18, 2012 ... None. Or conversely, the number of successful presidents who were successful
businessmen? None. ..... FDR was a lawyer not a businessman.
Feb 23, 2011 ... Read on to find out what 11 U.S. presidents did before landing in office. 1.
George ... He also founded the University of Virginia. ("Thomas Jefferson and the
... Then he became a lawyer, another self-taught profession. He was ...
Aug 9, 2012 ... If conservatives want a system of laws and not of men, then lawyers are an ...
Seven of the sixteen Republican presidents have been lawyers: Lincoln, Hayes,
... candidates, like Cain, Gingrich, and Paul, were not lawyers.
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 ...
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.
May 1, 2016 ... In fact, 24 presidents were lawyers at some point in their careers. ... Burr was a
formidable attorney in his own right and also appeared with ...
Sep 15, 2012 ... That is, why do lawyers make better Presidents than businessmen ... Most
recently, President Barack Obama (yes, also a lawyer) ended the ...