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Who are the members of the presidents cabinet?

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2012-04-30 20:49:03
2012-04-30 20:49:03

Since 2002, there are 15 Cabinet positions:

  1. Secretary of State
  2. Secretary of the Treasury
  3. Secretary of Defense
  4. Attorney General
  5. Secretary of the Interior
  6. Secretary of Agriculture
  7. Secretary of Commerce
  8. Secretary of Labor
  9. Secretary of Health and Human Services
  10. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  11. Secretary of Transportation
  12. Secretary of Energy
  13. Secretary of Education
  14. Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  15. Secretary of Homeland Security
  • The position of Secretary of Commerce and Labor was separated into the positions of Secretary of Commerce and Secretary of Labor in 1913.
  • The positions of Secretary of War and Secretary of the Navy were merged into the position of Secretary of Defense in 1947.
  • The position of Postmaster General was abolished in 1971.
  • The position of Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare was separated into the positions of Secretary of Health and Human Services and Secretary of Education in 1980.
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