What was George Washingtons occupation before being president?
Planter and landowner, surveyor and distiller, military officer.
Yes. There was a President before George Washington. In fact, the United States had 7 presidents before George Washington. Before George Washington, the United States was governed by The Articles of Confederation. The government under The Articles of Confederation had a President. The President of the government under the Articles of Confederation served a President until George Washington was sworn in as President. George Washington was the first President under the current constitution.