Gerald R. Ford Museum
Exhibits, Events, Education Center

303 Pearl Street, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616-254-0400 (tel)
616-254-0386 (fax)

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Ford Museum Facebook Page

Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm (Mon-Sat)
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sundays
(Closed New Year's, Thanksgiving, & Christmas Days)


Gerald R. Ford Library
Research, Events, Small Exhibits

1000 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

734-205-0555 (tel)
734-205-0571 (fax)

e-mail
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Hours: 8:45am-4:45pm (Mon-Fri)
(Closed Federal Holidays)



Ford Administration Cabinet Members

Vice President and Heads of Cabinet Departments

Other Individuals Given Cabinet Rank

Individuals Without Cabinet Rank Who Regularly Attended Meetings

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Vice President and Heads of Cabinet Departments

Vice President

Nelson Rockefeller

Vice President Nelson Rockefeller

Secretary of State

Henry A. Kissinger

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger

Secretary of the Treasury

William E. Simon

Secretary of the Treasury William Simon

Secretary of Defense (1974-75)

James R. Schlesinger

Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger

Secretary of Defense (1975-77)

Donald H. Rumsfeld

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld

Attorney General (1974-75)

William B. Saxbe

Attorney General William Saxbe

Attorney General (1975-77)

Edward H. Levi

Attorney General Edward Levi

Secretary of the Interior (1974-75)

Rogers C. B. Morton

Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton

Secretary of the Interior (1975)

Stanley K. Hathaway

Secretary of the Interior Stanley Hathaway

Secretary of the Interior (1975)

Thomas S. Kleppe

Secretary of the Interior Thomas Kleppe

Secretary of Agriculture (1974-76)

Earl L. Butz

Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz

Secretary of Agriculture (1976-77)

John A. Knebel

Secretary of Agriculture John Knebel

Secretary of Commerce (1975-75)

Frederick B. Dent

Secretary of Commerece Frederick Dent

Secretary of Commerce (1975)

Rogers C. B. Morton

Secretary of Commerce Rogers Morton

Secretary of Commerce (1976-77)

Elliot L. Richardson

Secretary of Commerce Elliot Richardson

Secretary of Labor (1974-75)

Peter J. Brennan

Secretary of Labor Peter Brennan

Secretary of Labor (1975-76)

John T. Dunlop

Secretary of Labor John Dunlop

Secretary of Labor (1976-77)

W. J. Usery, Jr.

Secretary of Labor W. J. Usery

Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (1974-75)

Caspar W. Weinberger

Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Caspar Weinberger

Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (1975-77)

F. David Mathews

Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare David Mathews

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (1974-75)

James T. Lynn

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development James Lynn

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (1975-77)

Carla Anderson Hills

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Carla Hills

Secretary of Transportation (1974-75)

Claude S. Brinegar

Secretary of Transportation Claude Brinegar

Secretary of Transportation (1975-77)

William T. Coleman, Jr.

Secretary of Transportation William Coleman

Other Individuals Given Cabinet Rank

U.S. Representative to the United Nations (1974-75)

John A. Scali

U.S. Representative to the United Nations John Scali

U.S. Representative to the United Nations (1975-76)

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

U.S. Representative to the United Nations Daniel Moynihan

U.S. Representative to the United Nations (1976-77)

William W. Scranton

U.S. Representative to the United Nations William Scranton

Director, Office of Management and Budget (1974-75)

Roy Ash

Director of the Office of Management and Budget Roy Ash

Director, Office of Management and Budget (1975-77)

James T. Lynn

Director of the Office of Management and Budget James Lynn

Special Representative for Trade Negotiations (1975-77)

Frederick B. Dent

Secretary of Special Representative for Trade Negotiations Frederick Dent

Assistant to the President for White House Operations (1974-75)

Donald H. Rumsfeld

Assistant to the President for White House Operations Donald Rumsfeld

Counsel to the President

Philip W. Buchen

Counsel to the President Philip Buchen

Counsellor to the President

Robert T. Hartmann

Counsellor to the President Robert Hartmann

Counsellor to the President

John O. Marsh, Jr.

Counsellor to the President John Marsh

Counsellor to the President (1976)

Rogers C.B. Morton

Counsellor to the President for Political Affairs Rogers Morton

Counsellor to the President (1974)

Anne L. Armstrong

Counsellor to the President Anne Armstrong

Counsellor to the President (1974)

Dean Burch

Counsellor to the President Dean Burch

Counsellor to the President (1974)

Kenneth Rush

Counsellor to the President Kenneth Rush


Individuals Without Cabinet Rank Who Regularly Attended Cabinet Meetings

Appointments Secretary/Cabinet Secretary

Warren Rustand

Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs

Kenneth Cole
James Cannon

Assistant to the President for Economic Affairs

L. William Seidman

Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

William Timmons
Max Friedersdorf

Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

Brent Scowcroft

Assistant to the President for Public Liaison

William J. Baroody

Assistant to the President for White House Operations

Richard Cheney

Cabinet Secretary

James Connor

Press Secretary

Ron Nessen

Central Intelligence Agency

George Bush

Council of Economic Advisers

Alan Greenspan

Environmental Protection Agency

Russell Train

Federal Energy Administration

Frank Zarb

President Ford Committee Chairman

Howard Callaway
Rogers C. B. Morton
James Baker

Republican National Committee Chair

Mary Louise Smith