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  1. William Jones served as Acting Secretary from May 9, 1813 – February 8, 1814. [1] [2]

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    Albert Gallatin
    Albert Gallatin (by Gilbert Stuart).jpg
    Gallatin by Gilbert Stuart, c.1803
    United States Minister to the United Kingdom
    In office
    September 1, 1826 October 4, 1827
    U.S. Senate
    Preceded by United States Senator (Class 1) from Pennsylvania
    1793–1794
    Served alongside: Robert Morris
    Succeeded by
    Honorary titles
    Preceded by Baby of the Senate
    1793–1794
    Succeeded by
    Most senior living U.S. senator
    (Sitting or former)

    1840–1849
    Succeeded by
    U.S. House of Representatives
    Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
    from Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

    1795–1801
    Succeeded by
    Political offices
    Preceded by United States Secretary of the Treasury
    1801–1814
    Succeeded by
    Diplomatic posts
    Preceded by United States Minister to France
    1816–1823
    Succeeded by
    Preceded by United States Minister to the United Kingdom
    1826–1827
    Succeeded by
    Party political offices
    Preceded by Democratic-Republican nominee for Vice President of the United States¹
    Withdrew

    1824
    Served alongside: John C. Calhoun, Nathan Sanford
    Succeeded by
    Notes and references
    1. The Democratic-Republican Party split in the 1824 election, fielding four separate candidates.