How many presidents were former vice presidents senators and congressmen?
14 were former vice-presidents.
16 were US senators, 9 of which also served in the House
17 served in the House.
(see the related questions for names.)
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There are two different set of people that can be called Ohio Congressmen and they are the 99 members of the state House of Representatives and the 18 US Members of the US House of Representatives alloted based on state population. However by custom and tradition all former US Senators are forever granted the sobriquet of Senator. Representative to the State or from the State to the Federal House are seldom if ever granted any…
Contrary to some internet myths, President Obama's past career is actually quite normal. There have been a number of other past presidents who were college educated; there were also a number of presidents who at one time practiced law. In addition, there were presidents who were involved in teaching or some other aspect of education. And there have also been many former presidents who had previously been either senators or representatives.
Each state receives the same number of electors as the number of its congressmen (which is always different) and the number of its senators (which is always two) put together. Florida, for example, has twenty-five congressmen, and two senators, so therefore currently is entitled to twenty-seven electors.
The US legislature is called the Congress and is made up of two houses, the House of Representatives whose members are called Congressmen and the Senate, made up of senators. Congressmen serve 2-year term and senators have 6-year terms. There are no term limits and it is not unusual to be re-elected to many terms.