"Aaron Burr was the grandson of President Edwards and Attorney-general of New York in 1789."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Aaron Burr

"Aaron Burr was the grandson of President Edwards and Attorney-general of New York in 1789."—E.…

(1813-1861) In 1835 Douglas was attorney general of Illinois. He became secretary of the state of Illinois in 1840, judge of the state supreme court in 1841, and was elected to congress in 1843.

Stephen A. Douglas

(1813-1861) In 1835 Douglas was attorney general of Illinois. He became secretary of the state of Illinois…

From the painting, "First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln" by Francis Bicknell Carpenter. From left to right: Edwin Stanton (Secretary of War), Salmon Chase (Secretary of the Treasury), Abraham Lincoln (President of the United States), Gideon Welles (Secretary of the Navy), Caleb B. Smith (Secretary of the Interior), William Seward [sitting] (Secretary of State), Montgomery Blair (Postmaster General), and Edward Bates (Attorney General).

Emancipation Proclamation

From the painting, "First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln" by Francis…

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as US Secretary of State, US Attorney General and US Senator from New York.

William Maxwell Evarts

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman…

Fairchild was Attorney General of New York and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Fairchild also was president of Atlanta and Charlotte Air Line Railroad and director of the Erie and Pittsburgh Railroad.

Charles Stebbins Fairchild

Fairchild was Attorney General of New York and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Fairchild also was president…

Lawyer and Attorney General of Michigan in 1848 and again in 1860.

Hon. G. V. N. Lothrop

Lawyer and Attorney General of Michigan in 1848 and again in 1860.

(1835- ) American jurist and statesman. Served as attorney general and secretary of state under President Cleveland

Richard Olney

(1835- ) American jurist and statesman. Served as attorney general and secretary of state under President…

William Pinkney (March 17, 1764 – February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the seventh U.S. Attorney General.

William Pinkney

William Pinkney (March 17, 1764 – February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the…

"Edwin M. Stanton was Attorney General and Secretary of War during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Edwin M. Stanton

"Edwin M. Stanton was Attorney General and Secretary of War during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin…