By CQ Press Editors

ISBN-10: 1568029675

ISBN-13: 9781568029672

Newly up to date, this consultant includes biographical info on nearly 9,000 of crucial US elected and appointed leaders. geared up for speedy, effortless reference, it is a advisor for researchers, scholars, or someone who wishes names, dates, and different simple details on US leaders in a single handy resource.

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8, 1838–July 1, 1905; secretary of state Sept. 30, 1898–July 1, 1905. ) Nov. 5, 1879–March 7, 1954; postmaster general March 5, 1921–March 3, 1922; chair Rep. Nat. Comm. 1918–21. ) Jan. 6, 1807–Aug. 1, 1894; postmaster general March 14, 1859–Dec. 31, 1860; secretary of war Jan. 18–March 5, 1861. ) Aug. 10, 1874–Oct. 20, 1964; secretary of commerce March 5, 1921–Aug. 21, 1928; president 1929–33 (Republican). ) Aug. 17, 1890–Jan. 29, 1946; secretary of commerce Dec. 24, 1938–Sept. 18, 1940. ) Feb.

Tower’s professional and personal life were the subject of discussion and debate during Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearings in 1989. A reputation as a womanizer, FBI reports alleging a long record of alcohol abuse, and fears of potential conflicts of interest because of his consulting work for defense contractors were enough to sink Tower’s nomination. Supporters contended that the full Senate’s rejection of Tower was a partisan act and politically motivated. Clinton in 1993 had to drop his first two choices for attorney general after questions arose over their use of illegal immigrants as domestic workers.

12, 1877–June 20, 1947; secretary of agriculture Nov. 22, 1924–March 4, 1925; Gov. March 4, 1925–March 4, 1929 (Republican). ) Sept. 5, 1804–Aug. 11, 1875; secretary of the navy Aug. 2, 1850–July 25, 1852; Senate Nov. 25, 1840–43 (Whig); Gov. Jan. 1, 1845–Jan. 1, 1849 (Whig). ) Dec. 1, 1792–Aug. 31, 1868; postmaster general March 8–Sept. 13, 1841; House 1835–37 (Whig), 1839–March 5, 1841 (Whig), Nov. 27, 1841–43 (Whig). ) June 21, 1931– ; secretary of health and human services March 9, 1983–Dec.

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