US Secretaries of State

Name the 70 confirmed Secretary of States of the United States
Only confirmed Secretaries are included
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Active Years
 
Answer
1790-1793
1
Thomas Jefferson
1794-1795
2
Edmund J. Randolph
1795-1800
3
Timothy Pickering
1800-1801
4
John Marshall
1801-1809
5
James Madison
1809-1811
6
Robert Smith
1811-1817
7
James Monroe
1817-1825
8
John Quincy Adams
1825-1829
9
Henry Clay
1829-1831
10
Martin Van Buren
1831-1833
11
Edward Livingston
1833-1834
12
Louis McLane
1834-1841
13
John Forsyth
1841-1843
14
Daniel Webster
1843-1844
15
Abel P. Upshur
1844-1845
16
John C. Calhoun
1845-1849
17
James Buchanan
1849-1850
18
John M. Clayton
1850-1852
19
Daniel Webster
1852-1853
20
Edward Everett
1853-1857
21
William L. Macy
1857-1860
22
Lewis Cass
1860-1861
23
Jeremiah S. Black
1861-1869
24
William H. Seward
1869-1869
25
Elihu B. Washburne
1869-1877
26
Hamilton Fish
1877-1881
27
William M. Evarts
1881-1881
28
James G. Blaine
1881-1885
29
Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen
1885-1889
30
Thomas F. Bayard
1889-1892
31
James G. Blaine
1892-1893
32
John W. Foster
1893-1895
33
Walter Q. Gresham
1895-1897
34
Richard Olney
1897-1898
35
John Sherman
Active Years
 
Answer
1898-1898
36
William R. Day
1898-1905
37
John Hay
1905-1909
38
Elihu Root
1909-1909
39
Robert Bacon
1909-1913
40
Philander C. Knox
1913-1915
41
William Jennings Bryan
1915-1920
42
Robert Lansing
1920-1921
43
Bainbridge Colby
1921-1925
44
Charles Evans Hughes
1925-1929
45
Frank B. Kellogg
1929-1933
46
Henry L. Stimson
1933-1944
47
Cordell Hull
1944-1945
48
Edward Stettinius Jr.
1945-1947
49
James F. Byrnes
1947-1949
50
George C. Marshall
1949-1953
51
Dean Acheson
1953-1959
52
John Foster Dulles
1959-1961
53
Christian Herter
1961-1969
54
Dean Rusk
1969-1973
55
William P. Rogers
1973-1977
56
Henry Kissinger
1977-1980
57
Cyrus Vance
1980-1981
58
Edmund Muskie
1981-1982
59
Alexander Haig
1982-1989
60
George P. Shultz
1989-1992
61
James Baker
1992-1993
62
Lawrence Eagleburger
1993-1997
63
Warren Christopher
1997-2001
64
Madeleine Albright
2001-2005
65
Colin Powell
2005-2009
66
Condoleezza Rice
2009-2013
67
Hillary Clinton
2013-2017
68
John Kerry
2017-2017
69
Rex Tillerson
2018-2021
70
Mike Pompeo
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Level 48
Mar 28, 2019
A lot of spelling and date mistakes. Probably should fix it up.
+1
Level 57
Jul 12, 2019
final getting back to this, anything specific?
+1
Level 63
May 1, 2022
It’s Livingston, not Livingstone, for one.
+1
Level 47
Nov 23, 2020
This is being nitpicky, but shouldn't the title be U.S. Secretaries of State and not Secretary of States?
+3
Level 51
Feb 22, 2021
Antony Blinken should be added.
+1
Level 55
Dec 11, 2022
Marcy not Macy