American Political Leaders 1789-2005 (American Leaders) by CQ Press Editors

By CQ Press Editors

Newly up-to-date, this consultant comprises biographical details on nearly 9,000 of an important US elected and appointed leaders. prepared for fast, effortless reference, this can be a consultant for researchers, scholars, or somebody who wishes names, dates, and different simple details on US leaders in a single handy resource.

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July 11, 1767–Feb. 23, 1848; secretary of state Sept. 22, 1817–March 3, 1825; Senate 1803–June 8, 1808 (Federalist); president 1825–29 (Democratic Republican); House 1831–Feb. 23, 1848 (Federalist). ) Feb. 23, 1821–Dec. 21, 1880; attorney general June 23, 1870–Jan. 10, 1872. Albright, Madeleine K. ) May 15, 1937– ; secretary of state Jan. 23, 1997–Jan. 20, 2001. ) Jan. 22, 1852–Feb. 27, 1936; secretary of commerce Dec. 16, 1919–March 4, 1921; House 1907–Dec. 15, 1919 (Democrat). ) July 3, 1940– ; secretary of education March 22, 1991–Jan.

May 9, 1886–Oct. 4, 1968; attorney general Sept. 15, 1941–June 30, 1945. ) Aug. 15, 1795–March 8, 1859; postmaster general March 7, 1857–March 8, 1859; House 1839–45 (Democrat); Gov. Oct. 14, 1845–Oct. 16, 1847 (Democrat). ) Dec. 31, 1847–Oct. 6, 1903; postmaster general March 8, 1893–April 3, 1895. ) Sept. 19, 1927– ; secretary of defense Jan. 21, 1977–Jan. 20, 1981. ) Jan. 10, 1810–Aug. 19, 1883; attorney general March 6, 1857–Dec. 17, 1860; secretary of state Dec. 17, 1860–March 5, 1861. ) March 27, 1944–Aug.

2, 1930–45 (Republican). ) June 3, 1808–Dec. 6, 1889; secretary of war March 7, 1853–March 6, 1857; House 1845–June 1846 (Democrat); Senate Aug. 10, 1847–Sept. 23, 1851 (Democrat), 1857–Jan. 21, 1861 (Democrat). ) July 29, 1936– ; secretary of transportation Feb. 7, 1983–Sept. 30, 1987; secretary of labor Jan. 30, 1989–Nov. 23, 1990; Senate 2003– . ) Aug. 17, 1885–March 25, 1970; postmaster general Dec. 16, 1947–Jan. 20, 1953. ) Aug. 31, 1930– ; secretary of labor Feb. 4, 1981–March 15, 1985. ) May 9, 1780–Sept.

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