William McKinley Presidential Cabinet

William McKinley Presidential Cabinet
William McKinley was the 25th President of the US whose presidency spanned from March 4, 1897 to September 14, 1901. The Cabinet members of the William McKinley included his Vice Presidents, Garret A. Hobart (1897-99) and Theodore Roosevelt (1901). His Cabinet members were the official advisers he had appointed to head the executive departments of government during his presidency.

William McKinley Presidential Cabinet: Government Issues
The members of the William McKinley Presidential Cabinet provided the President with advice on the important events of his presidency from March 4, 1897 to September 14, 1901. Key government issues requiring Cabinet debate included the Spanish-American War and the 1898 Treaty of Paris, the Annexation of Hawaii and and finally the assassination of the President by Leon Czolgosz and the succession of the next President.

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William McKinley Presidential Cabinet
The following list provides the names of the William McKinley 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

William McKinley Presidential Cabinet

Cabinet Departments and Cabinet Members

Vice President: Garret A. Hobart (1897-99)
Vice President: Theodore Roosevelt (1901)

Secretary of State:

John Sherman (1897-98)
William R. Day (1898)
John M. Hay (1898-1901)

Secretary of the Treasury:

Lyman J. Gage (1897-1901)

Secretary of War:

Russel A. Alger (1897-99)
Elihu Root (1899-1901)

Attorney General:

Joseph McKenna (1897-98)
John W. Griggs (1898-1901)
Philander C. Knox (1901)

Postmaster General:

James A. Gary (1897-98)
Charles Emory Smith (1898-1901)

Secretary of the Navy:

John D. Long (1897-1901)

Secretary of the Interior:

Cornelius N. Bliss (1897-99)
Ethan A. Hitchcock (1899-1901)

Secretary of Agriculture:

James Wilson (1897-1901)

William McKinley Presidential Cabinet

William McKinley Presidential Cabinet
The William McKinley article provides interesting facts and important information about the Cabinet members and departments of the 25th President of the United States.

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