Jump to content
270soft Forum

Some US Vice President Facts


Recommended Posts

I thought this was kind of interesting. Several VPs in our history were not the standard Gov, Sen, or US Rep. 

Cabinet Secretaries:

Thomas Jefferson (had been a Governor before)

John C. Calhoun (had been a US Rep before)

Dick Cheney (had been US Rep and WH Chief of Staff before)

Ambassadors/Diplomats:

John Adams

Martin Van Buren (had been a Governor, Cabinet Sec, and Senator before)

George Dallas (had been a Senator and Mayor before)

Levi Morton (had been a US Rep)

Assistant Cabinet Member:

Adlai Stevenson I (had been US Rep)

State Representative:

Aaron Burr (had been a US Senator before)

State Comptroller:

Millard Fillmore (had been a US Rep before)

Vice Chair of a Party Committee

Garret Hobart (no real prior relevant political experience)

State Party Chairman:

Chester A. Arthur (had been Collector of the Port of NY before)

Director of a Government Bureau 

Charles Dawes (had been Comptroller of Currency before)

GHW Bush (had been US Rep, chair of RNC, and ambassador/diplomat before)

Link to post
Share on other sites
26 minutes ago, vcczar said:

I thought this was kind of interesting. Several VPs in our history were not the standard Gov, Sen, or US Rep. 

Cabinet Secretaries:

Thomas Jefferson (had been a Governor before)

John C. Calhoun (had been a US Rep before)

Dick Cheney (had been US Rep and WH Chief of Staff before)

Ambassadors/Diplomats:

John Adams

Martin Van Buren (had been a Governor, Cabinet Sec, and Senator before)

George Dallas (had been a Senator and Mayor before)

Levi Morton (had been a US Rep)

Assistant Cabinet Member:

Adlai Stevenson I (had been US Rep)

State Representative:

Aaron Burr (had been a US Senator before)

State Comptroller:

Millard Fillmore (had been a US Rep before)

Vice Chair of a Party Committee

Garret Hobart (no real prior relevant political experience)

State Party Chairman:

Chester A. Arthur (had been Collector of the Port of NY before)

Director of a Government Bureau 

Charles Dawes (had been Comptroller of Currency before)

GHW Bush (had been US Rep, chair of RNC, and ambassador/diplomat before)

You forgot to mention GHW Bush also having been the Director of CIA and the founding chairman of the International Democrat Union, an informal organization/alliance of centre-right parties which also includes the British Conservative Party, the Canadian Conservative Party, the German CDU, the Australian Liberal Party, the BJP of India, the New Zealand National Party, and a bunch of others, with other such international party organizations including the Socialist International, the Liberal International, the Progressive Alliance, the Global Greens, the Christian Democrat International, the World Socialist Movement, the International Alliance of Libertarian Parties, the Pirate Parties' International, the Humanist International, the International Monarchist League, the International of Anarchist Federations, and the International Marxist Tendency, and formerly, the Comintern, the Krestintern, the Second International, the Worker's International Industrial Union, and the International Agrarian Bureau. To be honest (aside from the ones that no longer exist), these might make good party alliances for a hypothetical and fictitious elected UN General Assembly scenario, working similar to how European Parliament parties bridge the individual national parties in the European Parliament.

Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, Patine said:

You forgot to mention GHW Bush also having been the Director of CIA and the founding chairman of the International Democrat Union, an informal organization/alliance of centre-right parties which also includes the British Conservative Party, the Canadian Conservative Party, the German CDU, the Australian Liberal Party, the BJP of India, the New Zealand National Party, and a bunch of others, with other such international party organizations including the Socialist International, the Liberal International, the Progressive Alliance, the Global Greens, the Christian Democrat International, the World Socialist Movement, the International Alliance of Libertarian Parties, the Pirate Parties' International, the Humanist International, the International Monarchist League, the International of Anarchist Federations, and the International Marxist Tendency, and formerly, the Comintern, the Krestintern, the Second International, the Worker's International Industrial Union, and the International Agrarian Bureau. To be honest (aside from the ones that no longer exist), these might make good party alliances for a hypothetical and fictitious elected UN General Assembly scenario, working similar to how European Parliament parties bridge the individual national parties in the European Parliament.

GHW Bush was listed as a Director of a Government Bureau (a general, not specific term, which includes CIA)

Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, Presidentinsertname said:

Am I the only one that find it ironic that the republicans are apart of the International Democrat Union?

The word "Democrat" is not applied in terms of the Republican Party versus Democratic Party as applies in the U.S. alone - it was a name come up with for a large, broad-based, international party forum of similar ideologies. Please, get past the parochial thinking... :P

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...