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Secretary Dates Served President(s)
Alexander Hamilton September 11, 1789-January 31, 1795 Washington
Oliver Wolcott, Jr. February 3, 1795-March 3, 1797
March 4, 1797-December 31, 1800
Washington
J. Adams
Samuel Dexter January 1, 1801-March 3, 1801
March 4, 1801-May 6, 1801
J. Adams
Jefferson
Albert Gallatin May 14, 1801-March 3, 1809
March 4, 1809-February 9, 1814
Jefferson
Madison
George W. Campbell February 9, 1814-September 26, 1814 Madison
Alexander J. Dallas October 6, 1814-October 21, 1816 Madison
William H. Crawford October 22, 1816-March 3, 1817
March 4, 1817-March 3, 1825
Madison
Monroe
Richard Rush March 7, 1825-March 3, 1829 J. Q. Adams
Samuel D. Ingham March 6, 1829-June 20, 1831 Jackson
Louis McLane August 8, 1831-May 29, 1833 Jackson
William J. Duane May 29, 1833-September 23, 1833 Jackson
Roger B. Taney September 23, 1833-June 24, 1834 Jackson
Levi Woodbury July 1, 1834-March 3, 1837
March 4, 1837-March 3, 1841
Jackson
Van Buren
Thomas Ewing March 5, 1841-April 4, 1841
April 5, 1841-September 11, 1841
W. H. Harrison
Tyler
Walter Forward September 13, 1841-March 1, 1843 Tyler
John C. Spencer March 8, 1843-May 2, 1844 Tyler
George M. Bibb July 4, 1844-March 3, 1845
March 4, 1845-March 7, 1845
Tyler
Polk
Robert J. Walker March 8, 1845-March 3, 1849
March 4, 1849-March 5, 1849
Polk
Taylor
William M. Meredith March 8, 1849-July 9, 1850
July 10, 1850-July 22, 1850
Taylor
Fillmore
Thomas Corwin July 23, 1850-March 3, 1853
March 4, 1853-March 6, 1853
Fillmore
Pierce
James Guthrie March 7, 1853-March 3, 1857
March 4, 1857-March 6, 1857
Pierce
Buchanan
Howell Cobb March 7, 1857-December 8, 1860 Buchanan
Philip F. Thomas December 12, 1860-January 14, 1861 Buchanan
John A. Dix January 15, 1861-March 3, 1861
March 4, 1861-March 6, 1861
Buchanan
Lincoln
Salmon P. Chase March 7, 1861-June 30, 1864 Lincoln
William P. Fessenden July 5, 1864-March 3, 1865 Lincoln
Hugh McCulloch March 9, 1865-April 15, 1865
April 15, 1865-March 3, 1869
Lincoln
A. Johnson
George S. Boutwell March 12, 1869-March 16, 1873 Grant
William A. Richardson March 17, 1873-June 3, 1874 Grant
Benjamin H. Bristow June 4, 1874-June 20, 1876 Grant
Lot M. Morrill July 7, 1876-March 3, 1877
March 4, 1877-March 9, 1877
Grant
Hayes
John Sherman March 10, 1877-March 3, 1881 Hayes
William Windom March 8, 1881-September 19, 1881
September 20, 1881-November 13, 1881
Garfield
Arthur
Charles J. Folger November 14, 1881-September 4, 1884 Arthur
Walter Q. Gresham September 25, 1884-October 30, 1884 Arthur
Hugh McCulloch October 31, 1884-March 3, 1885
March 4, 1885-March 7, 1885
Arthur
Cleveland
Daniel Manning March 8, 1885-March 31, 1887 Cleveland
Charles S. Fairchild April 1, 1887-March 3, 1889
March 4, 1889-March 6, 1889
Cleveland
B. Harrison
William Windom March 7, 1889-January 29, 1891 B. Harrison
Charles Foster February 25, 1891-March 3, 1893
March 4, 1893-March 6, 1893
B.Harrison
Cleveland
John G. Carlisle March 7, 1893-March 3, 1897
March 4, 1897-March 5, 1897
Cleveland
McKinley
Lyman J. Gage March 6, 1897-September 14, 1901
September 14, 1901-January 31, 1902
McKinley
T. Roosevelt
Leslie M. Shaw February 1, 1902-March 3, 1907 T. Roosevelt
George B. Cortelyou March 4, 1907-March 3, 1909
March 4, 1909-March 7, 1909
T. Roosevelt
Taft
Franklin MacVeagh March 8, 1909-March 3, 1913
March 4, 1913-March 5, 1913
Taft
Wilson
William G. McAdoo March 6, 1913-December 15, 1918 Wilson
Carter Glass December 16, 1918-February 1, 1920 Wilson
David F. Houston February 2, 1920-March 3, 1921 Wilson
Andrew W. Mellon March 4, 1921-August 2, 1923
August 3, 1923-March 3, 1929
March 4, 1929-February 12, 1932
Harding
Coolidge
Hoover
Ogden L. Mills February 13, 1932-March 3, 1933 Hoover
William H. Woodin March 4, 1933-December 31, 1933 F. D. Roosevelt
Henry Morgenthau, Jr. January 1, 1934-April 12, 1945
April 12, 1945-July 22, 1945
F. D. Roosevelt
Truman
Fred M. Vinson July 23, 1945-June 23, 1946 Truman
John W. Snyder June 25, 1946-January 20, 1953 Truman
George M. Humphrey January 21, 1953-July 29, 1957 Eisenhower
Robert B. Anderson July 29, 1957-January 20, 1961 Eisenhower
C. Douglas Dillon January 21, 1961-November 22, 1963
November 22, 1963-April 1, 1965
Kennedy
L. B. Johson
Henry H. Fowler April 1, 1965-December 20, 1968 L. B. Johnson
Joseph W. Barr December 21, 1968-January 20, 1969 L. B. Johnson
David M. Kennedy January 22, 1969-February 11, 1971 Nixon
John B. Connally February 11, 1971-June 12, 1972 Nixon
George P. Shultz June 12, 1972-May 8, 1974 Nixon
William E. Simon May 8, 1974-August 9, 1974
August 9, 1974-January 20, 1977
Nixon
Ford
W. Michael Blumenthal January 23, 1977-August 4, 1979 Carter
G. William Miller August 6, 1979-January 20, 1981 Carter
Donald T. Regan January 22, 1981-February 2, 1985 Reagan
James A. Baker, III February 3, 1985-August 17, 1988 Reagan
Nicholas F. Brady September 16, 1988-January 20, 1989
January 20, 1989-January 17, 1993
Reagan
G. H. W. Bush
Lloyd M. Bentsen January 22, 1993-December 22, 1994 Clinton
Robert E. Rubin January 10, 1995-July 2, 1999 Clinton
Lawrence H. Summers July 2, 1999-January 20, 2001 Clinton
Paul H. O'Neill January 30, 2001-December 31, 2002 G. W. Bush
John W. Snow February 3, 2003-June 29, 2006 G. W. Bush
Henry M. Paulson, Jr. July 10, 2006-January 20, 2009 G. W. Bush
Timothy Geithner January 26, 2009-January 25, 2013 Obama
Jacob J. Lew February 28, 2013-January 20, 2017 Obama
Steven T. Mnuchin February 13, 2017- Trump

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