Notable Secretaries of State

Published On: Jan 31 2013 08:13:02 AM CST

Democratic Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts was nominated to be secretary of state by President Obama and was overwhelmingly confirmed as the 68th secretary of state by his colleagues in the U.S. Senate. Take a look at notable secretaries of state.

OTD October 16 - Henry Kissinger
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Henry Kissinger served from 1973-1977. With his appointment, he became the first person ever to serve as both Secretary of State and National Security Adviser, a position he had held since President Nixon was sworn into office on January 20, 1969.

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