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Treasurer of the United States
Jovita Carranza official photo (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Jovita Carranza

since April 28, 2017
Appointer The President
Formation September 6, 1777

The Treasurer of the United States is an official in the United States Department of the Treasury who was originally charged with the receipt and custody of government funds, though many of these functions have been taken over by different bureaus of the Department. Today, they are in charge of the country's currency creation.

Requirement for Senate confirmation for the appointment was dropped as of August 10, 2012.

List of Treasurers

No. Name Term of Office President(s) served under
1 Michael Hillegas (Engraved Portrait).jpg
Michael Hillegas signature.png
Michael Hillegas
July 29, 1775 –
September 11, 1789 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&014.&&&&&014 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&044.&&&&&044 days)
George Washington
(also served under Confederation Congress)
Hillegas served jointly with George Clymer until August 6, 1776.
The title of the office was "Treasurer of the United Colonies" until May 1777.
2 Samuel Meredith September 11, 1789 –
December 1, 1801 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&012.&&&&&012 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&081.&&&&&081 days)
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
3 Thomas Tudor Tucker (1745-1828).jpg
Thomas T. Tucker
December 1, 1801 –
May 2, 1828 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&026.&&&&&026 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0153.&&&&&0153 days)
(served the longest term)
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
James Monroe
John Quincy Adams
33 vacant
4 WilliamClarkPA.jpg
William Clark
June 4, 1828 –
May 26, 1829 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0356.&&&&&0356 days)
John Quincy Adams
Andrew Jackson
5 John Campbell May 26, 1829 –
July 20, 1839 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&010.&&&&&010 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&055.&&&&&055 days)
Andrew Jackson
Martin Van Buren
2 vacant
6 William Selden July 22, 1839 –
November 23, 1850 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&011.&&&&&011 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0124.&&&&&0124 days)
Martin Van Buren
William Henry Harrison
John Tyler
James K. Polk
Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore
4 vacant
7 Colonel John Sloane.jpg
John Sloane
November 27, 1850 –
April 1, 1853
(&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0125.&&&&&0125 days)
Millard Fillmore
Franklin Pierce
3 vacant
8 Samuel L. Casey April 4, 1853 –
December 22, 1859 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.&&&&&06 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0262.&&&&&0262 days)
Franklin Pierce
James Buchanan
68 vacant
9 William C Price.jpg
William C. Price
February 28, 1860 –
March 21, 1861 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&&021.&&&&&021 days)
James Buchanan
Abraham Lincoln
10 Francis Elias Spinner.jpg
Francis E. Spinner signature.png
Francis E. Spinner
March 16, 1861 –
July 30, 1875 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&014.&&&&&014 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0136.&&&&&0136 days)
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
Ulysses S. Grant
11 John C. New, The Indianapolis Journal, from the American Editors series (N1) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands MET DP827853.jpg
John Chalfant New (Engraved Signature).jpg
John C. New
June 30, 1875 –
July 1, 1876
(&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 day)
Ulysses S. Grant
12 A U Wyman.jpg
Albert Uriah Wyman (Engraved Signature).jpg
A. U. Wyman
July 1, 1876 –
June 30, 1877 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0364.&&&&&0364 days)
Ulysses S. Grant
Rutherford B. Hayes
13 James Gilfillan (Engraved Signature).jpg
James Gilfillan
July 1, 1877 –
March 31, 1883 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0273.&&&&&0273 days)
Rutherford B. Hayes
James A. Garfield
Chester A. Arthur
14 A U Wyman.jpg
Albert Uriah Wyman (Engraved Signature).jpg
A. U. Wyman
April 1, 1883 –
April 30, 1885 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&029.&&&&&029 days)
Chester A. Arthur
Grover Cleveland
15 Conrad N. Jordan (Engraved Signature).jpg
Conrad N. Jordan
May 1, 1885 –
March 23, 1887 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0326.&&&&&0326 days)
Grover Cleveland
62 vacant
16 James W. Hyatt.jpg
James W. Hyatt (Engraved Signature).jpg
James W. Hyatt
May 24, 1887 –
May 10, 1889 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0351.&&&&&0351 days)
Grover Cleveland
Benjamin Harrison
17 James N Huston.jpg
James N. Huston (Engraved Signature).jpg
James N. Huston
May 11, 1889 –
April 24, 1891 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0348.&&&&&0348 days)
Benjamin Harrison
18 Enos H. Nebeker (Engraved Signature).jpg
Enos H. Nebecker
April 25, 1891 –
May 31, 1893 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&036.&&&&&036 days)
Benjamin Harrison
Grover Cleveland
19 Daniel N. Morgan - NARA - 516592 (56-P-13)-retouched.jpg
Daniel Nash Morgan (Engraved Signature).jpg
Daniel N. Morgan
June 1, 1893 –
June 30, 1897 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&029.&&&&&029 days)
Grover Cleveland
William McKinley
20 Ellis Henry Roberts.jpg
Ellis Henry Roberts (Engraved Signature).jpg
Ellis H. Roberts
July 1, 1897 –
June 30, 1905 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&07.&&&&&07 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0364.&&&&&0364 days)
William McKinley
Theodore Roosevelt
21 Charles Henry Treat (Engraved Signature).jpg
Charles H. Treat
July 1, 1905 –
October 30, 1909 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0121.&&&&&0121 days)
Theodore Roosevelt
William Howard Taft
22 Lee McClung cph.3b13208.jpg
Thomas Lee McClung (Engraved Signature).jpg
Lee McClung
November 1, 1909 –
November 21, 1912 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&020.&&&&&020 days)
William Howard Taft
23 Carmi Thompson.png
Carmi Alderman Thompson (Engraved Signature).jpg
Carmi A. Thompson
November 22, 1912 –
March 31, 1913 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0129.&&&&&0129 days)
(served the shortest term)
William Howard Taft
Woodrow Wilson
24 JohnBurke1908.png
John Burke (Engraved Signature).jpg
John Burke
April 1, 1913 –
January 5, 1921 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&07.&&&&&07 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0279.&&&&&0279 days)
Woodrow Wilson
117 vacant
25 Frank White, governor of North Dakota.gif
Frank White (Engraved Signature).jpg
Frank White
May 2, 1921 –
May 1, 1928
(&&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.&&&&&06 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0365.&&&&&0365 days)
Warren G. Harding
Calvin Coolidge
30 vacant
26 Harold Theodore Tate (Engraved Signature).jpg
Harold Theodore Tate
May 31, 1928 –
January 17, 1929 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0231.&&&&&0231 days)
Calvin Coolidge
27 Walter Orr Woods (Engraved Signature).jpg
W. O. Woods
January 18, 1929 –
May 31, 1933 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0133.&&&&&0133 days)
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
28 Julian, William Alexander (engraved signature).jpg
William Alexander Julian
June 1, 1933 –
May 29, 1949 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&015.&&&&&015 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0362.&&&&&0362 days)
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
23 vacant
29 Georgia Neese Clark cph.3f05813.jpg
Clark, Georgia Neese (engraved signature).jpg
Georgia Neese Clark
June 21, 1949 –
January 27, 1953 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0220.&&&&&0220 days)
Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
30 Priest, Ivy Baker (engraved signature).jpg
Ivy Baker Priest
January 28, 1953 –
January 29, 1961 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&08.&&&&&08 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 day)
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
31 Smith, Elizabeth Rudell (engraved signature).jpg
Elizabeth Rudel Smith
January 30, 1961 –
April 13, 1962 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&&073.&&&&&073 days)
John F. Kennedy
265 vacant
32 Kathryn Granahan.jpg
Granahan, Kathryn O'Hay (engraved signature).jpg
Kathryn O'Hay Granahan
January 3, 1963 –
November 22, 1966 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0323.&&&&&0323 days)
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
898 vacant
33 Dorothy Andrews Elston/Dorothy Andrews Elston Kabis May 8, 1969 –
July 3, 1971
(&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&056.&&&&&056 days)
Richard Nixon
167 vacant
34 Banuelos.jpg
Romana Acosta Bañuelos sig.jpg
Romana Acosta Bañuelos
December 17, 1971 –
February 14, 1974 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&059.&&&&&059 days)
Richard Nixon
127 vacant
35
Francine I Neff sig.jpg
Francine Irving Neff
June 21, 1974 –
January 19, 1977 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0212.&&&&&0212 days)
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
236 vacant
36 Azie Taylor Morton.jpg
Azie Taylor Morton sig.jpg
Azie Taylor Morton
September 12, 1977 –
January 20, 1981 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0130.&&&&&0130 days)
Jimmy Carter
56 vacant
37 Angela M Buchanan sig.jpg
Angela Marie Buchanan
March 17, 1981 –
July 5, 1983
(&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0110.&&&&&0110 days)
Ronald Reagan
79 vacant
38 Katherine Davalos Ortega sig.jpg
Katherine D. Ortega
September 22, 1983 –
July 1, 1989
(&&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0282.&&&&&0282 days)
Ronald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
163 vacant
39
Catalina V Villalpando sig.jpg
Catalina Vasquez Villalpando
December 11, 1989 –
January 20, 1993 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&040.&&&&&040 days)
George H. W. Bush
405 vacant
40 Mary Ellen Withrow.jpg
Mary Ellen Withrow sig.jpg
Mary Ellen Withrow
March 1, 1994 –
January 20, 2001 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.&&&&&06 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0325.&&&&&0325 days)
Bill Clinton
208 vacant
41 Rosario marin.jpg
Rosario Marin sig.jpg
Rosario Marin
August 16, 2001 –
June 30, 2003 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0318.&&&&&0318 days)
George W. Bush
569 vacant
42 Anna Escobedo Cabral, official Treasury photo.jpg
Anna Escobedo Cabral sig.jpg
Anna Escobedo Cabral
January 19, 2005 –
January 20, 2009 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 day)
George W. Bush
198 vacant
43 Hi-res-rosa-rios.jpg
Rosa Gumataotao Rios
August 6, 2009 –
July 8, 2016
(&&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.&&&&&06 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0337.&&&&&0337 days)
Barack Obama
346 vacant
44 Jovita Carranza official photo (cropped).jpg
Jovita Carranza
June 19, 2017 – present
(&&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&094.&&&&&094 days)
Donald Trump
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