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9, 1865; postmaster general March 8, 1849–July 22, 1850; House 1843–49 (Whig); Senate 1855–Nov. 9, 1865 (Republican). ) May 16, 1827–Nov. 3, 1911; secretary of agriculture Feb. 15–March 6, 1889. Connally, John Bowden (Texas) Feb. 27, 1917–June 15, 1993; secretary of the Treasury Feb. 11, 1971–June 12, 1972; Gov. Jan. 15, 1963–Jan. 21, 1969 (Democrat). ) Nov. 3, 1914–Oct. 6, 2000; secretary of commerce Jan. 18, 1965–Jan. 31, 1967. ) Dec. 24, 1804–Feb. 11, 1878; secretary of war Aug. 15, 1850–March 7, 1853; Senate April 14, 1842–43 (Whig); House 1849–Aug.
21, 1953–Nov. 8, 1957; chair Rep. Nat. Comm. 1944–46. ) Feb. 10, 1806–Aug. 10, 1881; secretary of the interior Sept. 1, 1866–March 4, 1869; Senate June 26, 1861–Jan. 12, 1863 (Republican). ) March 19, 1860–July 26, 1925; secretary of state March 5, 1913–June 9, 1915; House 1891–95 (Democrat). ) April 23, 1791–June 1, 1868; secretary of state March 10, 1845–March 7, 1849; House 1821–31 (no party); Senate Dec. 6, 1834 –March 5, 1845 (Democrat); president 1857–61 (Democrat). Burleson, Albert Sidney (Texas) June 7, 1863–Nov.
Convinced that Watergate resulted from Nixon’s carelessness in allowing his personal aides to gain too much power at the expense of his cabinet, Nixon’s successor, Gerald R. Ford, restored the cabinet secretariat established by Eisenhower. Ford’s cabinet became a meaningful advisory group. A cabinet secretary would draw up formal agendas for cabinet meetings, which often were used to gauge the views of the department heads on different issues. Both Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan met less and less with their respective cabinets as their tenure in office progressed.