Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the US whose presidency spanned from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865. The Cabinet members of the Abraham Lincoln included his Vice Presidents, Hannibal Hamlin (1861-65) and Andrew Johnson (1865). His Cabinet members were the official advisers he had appointed to head the executive departments of government during his presidency.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet: Government Issues
The members of the members of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet provided the President with advice on the important events of his presidency from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865. Key government issues requiring Cabinet debate included the
American Civil war (1861-1865), preparation for the Gettysburg Address and dedicating the national cemetery and finally the assassination of the President by John Wilkes Booth and the succession of the next President.

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet
The following list provides the names of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet members and the departments in which they held the positions in which the foreign policies and the domestic policies of the nation were discussed. The Presidential Cabinet Members had to be approved by the Senate by a majority (51 votes). The Presidential Cabinet members of the executive departments of the US Government are ranked in order, according to the United States Presidential Line of Succession

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet


Cabinet Departments and Cabinet Members

Vice President: Hannibal Hamlin (1861-65)
Vice President: Andrew Johnson (1865)

Secretary of State:

William H. Seward (1861-65)

Secretary of the Treasury:

Salmon P. Chase (1861-64)
William P. Fessenden (1864-65)
Hugh McCulloch (1865)

Secretary of War:

Simon Cameron (1861-62)
Edwin M. Stanton (1862-65)

Attorney General:

Edward Bates (1861-64)
James Speed (1864-65)

Postmaster General:

Montgomery Blair (1861-64)
William Dennison (1864-65)

Secretary of the Navy:

Gideon Welles (1861-65)

Secretary of the Interior:

Caleb B. Smith (1861-63)
John P. Usher (1863-65)

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet article provides interesting facts and important information about the Cabinet members and departments of the 16th President of the United States.

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