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Updated February 4, 2017

Confederate Political Leaders: Biographies



Alexander Hamilton Stephens

Judah P. Benjamin

Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of State


Robert Toombs

Robert Toombs, First Secretary of State


Leroy Pope Walker

Leroy Pope Walker, First Secretary of War


Christopher G. Memminger

Christopher G. Memminger, First Secretary of the Treasury


Howell Cobb

Howell Cobb, President of the First Confederate Congress


Stephen R. Mallory

Stephen R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy


John H. Reagan

John H. Reagan, Postmaster-General




James Murray Mason

John Buchanan Floyd

John Slidell

John Slidell, statesman