By Occupation

  • These are the non-political occupations held by the presidents.
  • Most presidents were lawyers - 26.

Rank#President# Presidents
1Lawyer26
2John Adams
3Thomas Jefferson
4James Madison
5James Monroe
6John Quincy Adams
7Andrew Jackson
8Martin Van Buren
10John Tyler
11James K. Polk
13Millard Fillmore
14Franklin Pierce
15James Buchanan
16Abraham Lincoln
19Rutherford B. Hayes
21Chester A. Arthur
22 & 24Grover Cleveland
23Benjamin Harrison
25William McKinley
27William H. Taft
28Woodrow Wilson
30Calvin Coolidge
32Franklin D. Roosevelt
37Richard M. Nixon
38Gerald R. Ford
42Bill Clinton
44Barack Obama
2Soldier14
1George Washington
5James Monroe
7Andrew Jackson
9William Henry Harrison
12Zachary Taylor
14Franklin Pierce
18Ulysses S. Grant
19Rutherford B. Hayes
20James A. Garfield
23Benjamin Harrison
25William McKinley
26Theodore Roosevelt
33Harry S. Truman
34Dwight D. Eisenhower
3Teacher5
2John Adams
20James A. Garfield
21Chester A. Arthur
28Woodrow Wilson
36Lyndon B. Johnson
4Farmer4
2John Adams
3Thomas Jefferson
39Jimmy Carter
33Harry S. Truman
5Businessman3
41George H. W. Bush
43George W. Bush
45Donald J. Trump
6Author2
26Theodore Roosevelt
35John F. Kennedy
6Judge2
27William H. Taft
33Harry S. Truman
6Rancher2
26Theodore Roosevelt
36Lyndon B. Johnson
9Actor1
40Ronald Reagan
9Architect1
3Thomas Jefferson
9Editor-Publisher1
29Warren G. Harding
9Engineer1
31Herbert Hoover
9Haberdasher1
33Harry S. Truman
9Inventor1
3Thomas Jefferson
9Journalist1
35John F. Kennedy
9Planter1
1George Washington
9Surveyor1
1George Washington
9Tailor1
17Andrew Johnson

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