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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...

Presidents' Occupations - Infoplease


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

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 ...

History shows businessmen make bad presidents | TheHill


Oct 18, 2012 ... None. Or conversely, the number of successful presidents who were successful businessmen? None. ..... FDR was a lawyer not a businessman.

Jobs before they were president - CNN.com


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 ...

Articles: The Lawyers Party - American Thinker


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.

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.

Law Day 2016: 10 famous people who were lawyers


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 ...

Article: Why lawyers make better Presidents | OpEdNews


Sep 15, 2012 ... That is, why do lawyers make better Presidents than businessmen ... Most recently, President Barack Obama (yes, also a lawyer) ended the ...

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

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 ...