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May 13, 1800

Mar. 5, 1801

Mar. 6, 1809

Charles Lee, of Virginia (Attorney General)--

Ad interim May 13, 1800, to June 5, 1800.
John Marshall, of Virginia ----

Entered upon duties June 6, 1800. Retired Feb. 4, 1801.
John Marshall, of Virginia (Chief Justice of the United

States).

Ad interim Feb. 4, 1801, to Mar. 4, 1801.
Thomas Jefferson..-- Levi Lincoln, of Massachusetts (Attorney General).

Ad interim Mar. 4, 1801, to May 1, 1801.
James Madison, of Virginia...

Entered upon duties May 2, 1801. Retired Mar. 3, 1809.
James Madison.... Robert Smith, of Maryland.--

Entered upon duties Mar. 6, 1809 Retired Apr. 1, 1811.
James Monroe, of Virginia ----

Entered upon duties Apr. 6, 1811. Retired Sept. 30, 1814.
James Monroe, of Virginia (Secretary of War).

Ad interim Oct. 1, 1814, to Feb. 28, 1815.
James Monroe, of Virginia ----

Entered upon duties Mar. 1, 1815. Retired Mar. 1817.
James Monroe... John Graham (Chief Clerk).

Ad interim Mar. 4, 1817, to Mar. 9, 1817.
Richard Rush, of Pennsylvania (Attorney General)

Ad interim Mar. 10, 1817, to Sept. 22, 1817.
John Quincy Adams, of Massachusetts.---

Entered upon duties Sept. 22, 1817. Retired Mar. 3, 1825.

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Presidents

Secretaries of State

Date of com

mission

Mar. 7, 1825

John Quincy Adams. Daniel Brent (Chief Clerk).

Ad interim Mar. 4, 1825, to Mar. 8, 1825.
Henry Clay, of Kentucky

Entered upon duties Mar. 9, 1825. Retired Mar. 3, 1829
Andrew Jackson...-- James A. Hamilton, of New York...

Ad interim Mar. 4, 1829, to Mar. 27, 1829.
Martin Van Buren, of New York....
Entered upon duties Mar. 28, 1829. Retired May 23,

1831.

Mar. 4, 1829

Mar. 6, 1829

May 24, 1831

Edward Livingston, of Louisiana..
Entered upon duties May 24, 1831. Retired May 29,

1833.

May 29, 1833

June 27, 1834

Louis McLane, of Delaware...

Entered upon duties May 29, 1833. Retired June 30, 1834.
John Forsyth, of Georgia.---

Entered upon duties July 1, 1834.
Martin Van Buren.-- Continued from last administration. Retired Mar. 3, 1841.
William H. Harrison. J. L. Martin (Chief Clerk).

Ad interim Mar. 4, 1841, to Mar. 5, 1841.

Mar. 5, 1841

Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts.

Entered upon duties Mar. 6, 1841.
John Tyler---

Continued from last administration. Retired May 8, 1843.
Hugh S. Legaré, of South Carolina (Attorney General).
Ad interim May 9, 1843, to June 20, 1843. Died June

20, 1843.
William S. Derrick (Chief Clerk)---

Ad interim June 21, 1843, to June 23, 1843.
Abel P. Upshur, of Virginia (Secretary of the Navy)...

Ad interim June 24, 1843, to July 23, 1843.
Abel P. Upshur, of Virginia.---

Entered upon duties July 24, 1843. Died Feb. 28, 1844.
John Nelson, of Maryland (Attorney General) --

Ad interim Feb. 29, 1844, to Mar. 31, 1844.
John C. Calhoun, of South Carolina..

Entered upon duties Apr. 1, 1844. Retired Mar. 10, 1845.
James K. Polk.---- James Buchanan, of Pennsylvania.--

Entered upon duties Mar. 10, 1845. Retired Mar. 7,

1849.

July 24, 1843

Mar. 6, 1844

Mar. 6, 1845

Mar. 7, 1849

Zachary Taylor.---- John M. Clayton, of Delaware..

Entered upon duties Mar. 8, 1849.
Millard Fillmore... Continued from last administration. Retired July 22,

1850.

Presidents

Secretaries of State

Date of com

mission

July 22, 1850

Nov. 6, 1852

Millard Fillmore..-- Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts...

Entered upon duties July 23, 1850. Died Oct. 24, 1852.
Charles M. Conrad, of Louisiana (Secretary of War)--------

Ad interim Oct. 25, 1852, to Nov. 5, 1852.
Edward Everett, of Massachusetts....

Entered upon duties Nov. 6, 1852. Retired Mar. 3, 1853.
Franklin Pierce... William Hunter, jr. (Chief Clerk).

Ad interim Mar. 4, 1853, to Mar. 7, 1853.
William L. Marcy, of New York.

Entered upon duties Mar. 8, 1853. Retired Mar. 6, 1857.
James Buchanan..-- Lewis Cass, of Michigan..---

Entered upon duties Mar. 6, 1857. Retired Dec. 14,

1860.

Mar. 7, 1853

Mar. 6, 1857

William Hunter, jr. (Chief Clerk).

Ad interim Dec. 15, 1860, to Dec. 16, 1860.

Dec. 17, 1860

Jeremiah S. Black, of Pennsylvania...

Entered upon duties Dec. 17, 1860. Retired Mar. 5, 1861.
Abraham Lincoln..-- William H. Seward, of New York...

Entered upon duties Mar. 6, 1861.
Andrew Johnson.. Continued from last administration. Retired Mar. 4,

1869.

Mar. 5, 1861

Mar. 5, 1869

Ulysses S. Grant.--- Elihu B. Washburne, of Illinois..

Entered upon duties Mar. 5, 1869. Retired Mar. 16,

1869.

Mar. 11, 1869

Hamilton Fish, of New York..-

Entered upon duties Mar. 17, 1869.
Recommissioned..--
Retired Mar. 12, 1877.

Mar. 17, 1873

Mar. 12, 1877

Rutherford B. Hayes. William M. Evarts, of New York...

Entered upon duties Mar. 12, 1877. Retired Mar. 7,

1881.

Mar. 5, 1881

James A. Garfield... James G. Blaine, of Maine..

Entered upon duties Mar. 7, 1881.
Chester A. Arthur.-- Continued from last administration. Retired Dec. 19,

1881.

Dec. 12, 1881

Mar. 6, 1885

Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, of New Jersey -

Entered upon duties Dec. 19, 1881. Retired Mar. 6, 1885. Grover Cleveland. - Thomas F. Bayard, of Delaware...

Entered upon duties Mar. 7, 1885. Retired Mar. 6, 1889. Benjamin Harrison.- James G. Blaine, of Maine...

Entered upon duties Mar. 7, 1889. Retired June 4, 1892. 8240928 -2

Mar. 5, 1889

Presidents

Secretaries of State

Date of com

missfon

Benjamin Harrison - William F. Wharton, of Massachusetts (Assistant Secretary).

Ad interim June 4, 1892, to June 29, 1892.
John W. Foster, of Indiana.---
Entered upon duties June 29, 1892. Retired Feb. 23,

1893.

June 29, 1892

William F. Wharton, of Massachusetts (Assistant Secretary)

Ad interim Feb. 24, 1893, to Mar. 6, 1893. Grover Cleveland..-- Walter Q. Gresham, of Illinois...

Entered upon duties Mar. 7, 1893. Died May 28, 1895.

Mar. 6, 1893

June 8, 1895

Edwin F. Uhl, of Michigan (Assistant Secretary).

Ad interim May 28, 1895, to June 9, 1895.
Richard Olney, of Massachusetts...

Entered upon duties June 10, 1895. Retired Mar. 5, 1897.
William McKinley.-- John Sherman, of Ohio....

Entered upon duties Mar. 6, 1897. Retired Apr. 27, 1898.

Mar. 5, 1897

Apr. 26, 1898

Sept. 20, 1898

Mar. 5, 1901
Mar. 6, 1905

William R. Day, of Ohio..

Entered upon duties Apr. 28, 1898. Retired Sept. 16, 1898.
Alvey A. Adee, of the District of Columbia (Second Assis-

tant Secretary).
Ad interim Sept. 17, 1898, to Sept. 29, 1898.
John Hay, of the District of Columbia.

Entered upon duties Sept. 30, 1898.
Theodore Roosevelt.. Continued from last administration.

Recommissioned...-
Recommissioned..

Died July 1, 1905.
Francis B. Loomis, of Ohio (Assistant Secretary) -..

Ad interim July 1, 1905, to July 18, 1905.
Elihu Root, of New York.---

Entered upon duties July 19, 1905. Retired Jan. 27, 1909.
Robert Bacon, of New York..

Entered upon duties Jan. 27, 1909. Retired Mar. 5, 1909.
William H. Taft..-- Philander C. Knox, of Pennsylvania.

Entered upon duties Mar. 6, 1909. Retired Mar. 5, 1913.
Woodrow Wilson... William Jennings Bryan, of Nebraska.

Entered upon duties Mar. 5, 1913. Retired June 9, 1915.
Robert Lansing, of New York (Counselor for the Depart-

ment of State).
Ad interim June 9, 1915, to June 23, 1915.
Robert Lansing, of New York....

Entered upon duties June 24, 1915. Retired Feb. 13, 1920.

July 7, 1905

Jan. 27, 1909

Mar. 5, 1909

Mar. 5, 1913

June 23, 1915

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