Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet

Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet
Rutherford Hayes was the 19th President of the US whose presidency spanned from March 4, 1877 to March 4, 1881. The Cabinet members of the Rutherford Hayes included his Vice President, William A. Wheeler (1877-81). His Cabinet members were the official advisers he had appointed to head the executive departments of government during his presidency.

Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet: Government Issues
The members of the Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet provided the President with advice on the important events of his presidency from March 4, 1877 to March 4, 1881. Key government issues requiring Cabinet debate included the end of Reconstruction and the Compromise of 1877, Bland-Allison Silver Purchase Act and Civil Service Reforms to end the 'Spoils System'.

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Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet
The following list provides the names of the Rutherford Hayes 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

Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet

Cabinet Departments and Cabinet Members

Vice President: William A. Wheeler (1877-81)

Secretary of State:

William M. Evarts (1877-81)

Secretary of the Treasury:

John Sherman (1877-81)

Secretary of War:

George W. McCrary (1877-79)
Alexander Ramsey (1879-81)

Attorney General:

Charles Devens (1877-81)

Postmaster General:

David M. Key (1877-80)
Horace Maynard (1880-81)

Secretary of the Navy:

Richard W. Thompson (1877-80)
Nathan Goff, Jr. (1881)

Secretary of the Interior:

Carl Schurz (1877-81)

Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet

Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet
The Rutherford Hayes Presidential Cabinet article provides interesting facts and important information about the Cabinet members and departments of the 19th President of the United States.

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