James K Polk Presidential Cabinet

James K Polk Presidential Cabinet
James K Polk was the 11th President of the US whose presidency spanned from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. The Cabinet members of the James K Polk included his Vice President, George M. Dallas (1845-1849). His Cabinet members were the official advisers he had appointed to head the executive departments of government during his presidency.

James K Polk Presidential Cabinet: Government Issues
The members of the James K Polk Presidential Cabinet provided the President with advice on the important events of his presidency from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. Key government issues requiring Cabinet debate included the Texas was admitted to the Union, the Mexican-American War and Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the Oregon Treaty (1846) and the
California Gold Rush.

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James K Polk Presidential Cabinet
The following list provides the names of the James K Polk 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

James K Polk Presidential Cabinet

Cabinet Departments and Cabinet Members

Vice President: George M. Dallas (1845-1849)

Secretary of State:

James Buchanan (1845-1849)

Secretary of the Treasury:

Robert J. Walker (1845-1849)

Secretary of War:

William L. Marcy (1845-1849)

Attorney General:

John Y. Mason (1845-46)
Nathan Clifford (1846-48)
Isaac Toucey (1848-49)

Postmaster General:

Cave Johnson (1845-1849)

Secretary of the Navy:

George Bancroft (1845-46)
John Y. Mason (1846-49)

James K Polk Presidential Cabinet

James K Polk Presidential Cabinet
The James K Polk Presidential Cabinet article provides interesting facts and important information about the Cabinet members and departments of the 11th President of the United States.

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