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Secretary of State: Thomas Jefferson

Secretary of Treasury: Alexander Hamilton

Secretary of War: Henry Knox

Tobias Lear served as the executive secretary to George Washington from 1786 to 1799 (Washington was President from 1789 to 1797).

During the Revolutionary War, Washington had various military secretaries and aides-de-camp who performed secretarial duties - about 32 different men served in these positions.

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Three different men served as Secretary of State under President George Washington. They were Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Randolph, and Timothy Pickering. Pickering also served as Secretary of State for a while under John Adams.

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The first four Secretaries of State served under George Washington. They were...

  1. John Jay (1789-1790)
  2. Thomas Jefferson (1790-1793)
  3. Edmund Randolph (1794-1795)
  4. Timothy Pickering (1795-1800)
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George Washington's Secretary of State was Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson went on to become the 3rd President of the US.

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James Madison was Secretary of State under President Thomas Jefferson. Madison served in that capacity from 1801-1809, then succeed Jefferson as President from 1809-1817.

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He appointed Thomas Jefferson.

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George Washington appointed Thomas Jefferson as the first Secretary of State of the US (1790-1793).


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