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Vice President and Cabinet Under
President James Buchanan, 1857 to 1861

Vice President

John C. Breckinridge 1856 Election

Cabinet

Secretary of State Lewis Cass March 6, 1857 to December 14, 1860
Jeremiah Sullivan Black December 17, 1860 to 1861
Secretary of the Treasury Howell Cobb March 6, 1857 to December 10, 1860
Philip Francis Thomas December 10, 1860 to January 11, 1861
John Adams Dix January 11, 1861 to March 4, 1861
Secretary of War John B. Floyd March 6, 1857 to January 18, 1861
Attorney General Jeremiah Sullivan Black March 6, 1857 to 1860
Edwin M. Stanton December 22, 1860 to March 3, 1861
Postmaster General Aaron V. Brown March 6, 1857 to March 8, 1859
Joseph Holt March 14, 1859 to December 31, 1861
Horatio King February 12, 1861 to March 5, 1861
Secretary of the Navy Isaac Toucey March 6, 1857 to March 3, 1861
Interior Jacob Thompson March 10, 1857 to January 8, 1861