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...
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 ...
Nov 5, 2008 ... Correction: Earlier versions of this post incorrectly stated that Abraham Lincoln
and Andrew Jackson were not lawyers. An earlier version also ...
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:.
Aug 9, 2012 ... Seven of the sixteen Republican presidents have been lawyers: Lincoln, Hayes,
... candidates, like Cain, Gingrich, and Paul, were not lawyers.
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 ...
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.
Sep 10, 2012 ... Clint Eastwood aside, businessmen who became presidents weren't too hot ...
How About Bad Businessmen Who Also Happen to be Lawyers?
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 ...