John F Kennedy Presidential Cabinet

John F Kennedy Presidential Cabinet
John F Kennedy was the 35th President of the US whose presidency spanned from January 20,1961 to November 22, 1963. The Cabinet members of the John F Kennedy included his Vice President, Lyndon B. Johnson (1961-63). His Cabinet members were the official advisers he had appointed to head the executive departments of government during his presidency.

John F Kennedy Presidential Cabinet
JFK Presidential Cabinet provided the President with advice on the important events of his presidency from January 20,1961 to November 22, 1963. Key government issues requiring Cabinet debate included the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis, the creation of the Peace Corps, Alan Shepard became the first American astronaut to travel into space and the abrupt end of the presidency with the assassination of the President by Lee Harvey Oswald.

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John F Kennedy Presidential Cabinet
The following list provides the names of the John F Kennedy 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

John F Kennedy Presidential Cabinet

Cabinet Departments and Cabinet Members

Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson (1961-63)

Secretary of State:

Dean Rusk (1961-63)

Secretary of the Treasury:

C. Douglas Dillon (1961-63)

Secretary of Defense:

Robert S. McNamara (1961-63)

Attorney General:

Robert F. Kennedy (1961-63)

Postmaster General:

J. Edward Day (1961-63)
John A. Gronouski, Jr. (1963)

Secretary of the Interior:

Stewart L. Udall (1961-63)

Secretary of Agriculture:

Orville L. Freeman (1961-63)

Secretary of Commerce:

Luther H. Hodges (1961-63)

Secretary of Labor:

Arthur J. Goldberg (1961-62)
W. Willard Wirtz (1962-63)

Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare:

Abraham A. Ribicoff (1961-62)
Anthony J. Celebrezze (1962-63)

John F Kennedy Presidential Cabinet

John F Kennedy Presidential Cabinet
The John F Kennedy Presidential Cabinet article provides interesting facts and important information about the Cabinet members and departments of the 35th President of the United States.

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