The Secretary of the Treasury is, as a member of the National Economic Council, the chief advisor to the President of the United States of America in all domestic and international economic matters. The Secretary of the Treasury heads the Treasury Department and is, among other things, responsible for formulating tax policies and public debt management policies. They also regulate and delegate the manufacturing of currency.

The Secretary of the Treasury is also the U.S. Governor of the following institutions:

The Secretaries of the Treasury, their Time in Office, and the Presidents under which they Served

  1. Alexander Hamilton (September 11, 1789 - January 31, 1795) George Washington
  2. Oliver Wolcott (February 3, 1795 - December 31, 1800) George Washington, John Adams
  3. Samuel Dexter (January 1, 1801 - May 13, 1801) John Adams, Thomas Jefferson
  4. Albert Gallatin (May 14, 1801 - February 8, 1814) Thomas Jefferson, James Madison
  5. George W. Campbell (February 9, 1814 - October 5, 1814) James Madison
  6. Alexander J. Dallas (October 6, 1814 - October 21, 1816) James Madison
  7. William H. Crawford (October 22, 1816 - March 6, 1825) James Madison, James Monroe
  8. Richard Rush (March 7, 1825 - March 5, 1829) John Quincy Adams
  9. Samuel D. Ingham (March 6, 1829 - June 20, 1831) Andrew Jackson
  10. Louis McLane (August 8, 1831 - May 28, 1833) Andrew Jackson
  11. William J. Duane (May 29, 1833 - September 22, 1833) Andrew Jackson
  12. Roger B. Taney (September 23, 1833 - June 25, 1834) Andrew Jackson
  13. Levi Woodbury (July 1, 1834 - March 3, 1841) Andrew Jackson, Martin van Buren
  14. Thomas Ewing (March 4, 1841 - September 11, 1841) William Henry Harrison, John Tyler
  15. Walter Forward (September 13, 1841 - March 1, 1843) John Tyler
  16. John C. Spencer (March 8, 1843 - May 2, 1844) John Tyler
  17. George M. Bibb (July 4, 1844 - March 7, 1845) John Tyler, James Polk
  18. Robert J. Walker (March 8, 1845 - March 5, 1849) James Polk
  19. William M. Meredith (March 8, 1849 - July 22, 1850) Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore
  20. Thomas Corwin (July 23, 1850 - March 6, 1853) Millard Fillmore
  21. James Guthrie (March 7, 1853 - March 6, 1857) Franklin Pierce
  22. Howell Cobb (March 7, 1857 - December 8, 1860) James Buchanan
  23. Philip F. Thomas (December 12, 1860 - January 14, 1861) James Buchanan
  24. John A. Dix (January 15, 1861 - March 6, 1861) James Buchanan
  25. Salmon P. Chase (March 7, 1861 - June 30, 1864) Abraham Lincoln
  26. William P. Fessenden (July 5, 1864 - March 3, 1865) Abraham Lincoln
  27. Hugh McCulloch (March 9, 1865 - March 3, 1869) Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson
  28. George S. Boutwell (March 12, 1869 - March 16, 1873) Ulysses S. Grant
  29. William A. Richardson (March 17, 1873 - June 3, 1874) Ulysses S. Grant
  30. Benjamin H. Bristow (June 4, 1874 - June 20, 1876) Ulysses S. Grant
  31. Lot M. Morrill (July 7, 1876 - March 9, 1877) Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes
  32. John Sherman (March 10, 1877 - March 3, 1881) Rutherford B. Hayes
  33. William Windom (March 8, 1881 - November 13, 1881) James A. Garfield, Arthur
  34. Charles J. Folger (November 14, 1881 - September 4, 1884) Chester A. Arthur
  35. Walter Q. Gresham (September 5, 1884 - October 30, 1884) Chester A. Arthur
  36. Hugh McCulloch (October 31, 1884 - March 7, 1885) Chester A. Arthur, Cleveland
  37. Daniel Manning (March 8, 1885 - March 31, 1887) Grover Cleveland
  38. Charles S. Fairchild (April 1, 1887 - March 6, 1889) Grpver Cleveland
  39. William Windom (March 7, 1889 - January 29, 1891) Benjamin Harrison
  40. Charles Foster (February 25, 1891 - March 6, 1893) Benjamin Harrison, Grover Cleveland
  41. John G. Carlisle (March 7, 1893 - March 5, 1897) Grover Cleveland, William McKinley
  42. Lyman J. Gage (March 6, 1897 - January 31, 1902) William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt
  43. L. M. Shaw (February 1, 1902 - March 3, 1907) Theodore Roosevelt
  44. George B. Cortelyou (March 4, 1907 - March 7, 1909) Theodore Roosevelt
  45. Franklin MacVeagh (March 8, 1909 - March 5, 1913) William Taft
  46. W. G. McAdoo (March 6, 1913 - December 15, 1918) Woodrow Wilson
  47. Carter Glass (December 16, 1918 - February 1, 1920) Woodrow Wilson
  48. David F. Houston (February 2, 1920 - March 3, 1921) Woodrow Wilson
  49. Andrew W. Mellon (March 4, 1921 - February 12, 1932) Warren Harding, Coolidge, Herbert Hoover
  50. Ogden L. Mills (February 13, 1932 - March 4, 1933) Herbert Hoover
  51. William H. Woodin (March 5, 1933 - December 31, 1933) Franklin D. Roosevelt
  52. Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (January 1, 1934 - July 22, 1945) Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman
  53. Fred M. Vinson (July 23, 1945 - June 23, 1946) Harry S. Truman
  54. John W. Snyder (June 25, 1946 - January 20, 1953) Harry S. Truman
  55. George M. Humphrey (January 21, 1953 - July 29, 1957) Dwight D. Eisenhower
  56. Robert B. Anderson (July 29, 1957 - January 20, 1961) Dwight D. Eisenhower
  57. C. Douglas Dillon (January 21, 1961 - April 1, 1965) John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson
  58. Henry H. Fowler (April 1, 1965 - December 20, 1968) Lyndon B. Johnson
  59. Joseph W. Barr (December 21, 1968 - January 20, 1969) Lyndon B. Johnson
  60. David M. Kennedy (January 22, 1969 - February 10, 1971) Richard Nixon
  61. John B. Connally (February 11, 1971 - June 12, 1972) Richard Nixon
  62. George P. Shultz (June 12, 1972 - May 8, 1974) Richard Nixon
  63. William E. Simon (May 8, 1974 - January 20, 1977) Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford
  64. W. Michael Blumenthal (January 23, 1977 - August 4, 1979) Jimmy Carter
  65. G. William Miller (August 7, 1979 - January 20, 1981) Jimmy Carter
  66. Donald T. Regan (January 22, 1981 - February 1, 1985) Ronald Reagan
  67. James A. Baker III (February 4, 1985 - August 17, 1988) Ronald Reagan
  68. Nicholas F. Brady (September 15, 1988 - January 17, 1993) Ronald Reagan, George Bush
  69. Lloyd M. Bentsen (January 20, 1993 - December 22, 1994) Bill Clinton
  70. Robert E. Rubin (January 11, 1995 - July 2, 1999) Bill Clinton
  71. Lawrence H. Summers (July 2, 1999 - January 20, 2001) Bill Clinton
  72. Paul H. O'Neill (January 20, 2001 - ) George W. Bush

Source: U.S. Treasury, www.ustreas.gov

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