The Interior Department" was created by Act of

Congress, 1849.

Name

From State of

In whose Cabinet

Appointed

Thomas Ewing

Ohio

Zachary Taylor

1849

T. McKenna (declined)

Pennsylvania

Millard Fillmore

1850

Alex. H. H. Stuart

Virginia

Millard Fillmore

1850

Robert McClelland

Michigan

Franklin Pierce

1853

Jacob Thompson

Mississippi

James Buchanan

1S57

Caleb B. Smith

Indiana

Abraham Lincoln

1861

John P. Usher

Indiana

Abraham Lincoln

1863

James Harlan

Iowa

Andrew Johnson

1865

0. H. Browning

Illinois

Andrew Johnson

1866

Jacob B. Cox

Ohio

Ulysses S. Grant

1869

Columbus Delano

Ohio

Ulysses S. Grant

1870

Zachariah Chandler

Michigan

Ulysses S. Grant

1875

*Carl Schurz

Missouri

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877

Samuel J. Kirkwood

Iowa

James A. Garfield

1881

Henry M. Teller

Colorado

Chester A. Arthur

1882

L. Q. C. Lamar

Mississippi

Grover Cleveland

1885

William F. Vilas

Wisconsin

Grover Cleveland

1887

John M. Noble

Missouri

Benjamin Harrison

1889

* Carl Schurz was a native of Prussia.