List of Columbia University people in politics, military and law

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This is a partially sorted list of notable persons who have had ties to Columbia University.

Politics, military and law[edit]

See also: Notable alumni of Columbia Law School (Government, Legal academia), Columbia College of Columbia University (Political and diplomatic figures, Legal and judicial figures, Military leaders), and Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. This partial list does not include all of the numerous Columbia alumni who have served as the heads of foreign governments, in the U.S. Presidential Cabinet, the U.S. Executive branch of government, the Federal Courts, or as U.S. Senators, U.S. Congresspersons, Governors, diplomats, mayors (or other notable local officials), or as prominent members of the legal profession or the military.

Presidents[edit]

U.S. Cabinet members and presidential advisors[edit]

Cabinet Secretaries[edit]

Attorneys General[edit]

Cabinet-level officers[edit]

Directors of Central Intelligence[edit]

White House Counsel[edit]

Other presidential advisors[edit]

Commissioners and agency heads, subcabinet members[edit]

Solicitors general[edit]

Supreme Court Justices[edit]

U.S. and non-U.S. judges[edit]

See also: Notable alumni of Columbia Law School (Federal judges and State government) and Columbia College of Columbia University (Legal and judicial figures) for additional listing of more than 86 federal judge positions and 26 state supreme court justices (total more than 96 federal and 34 state judgeships)

Senators[edit]

See also: Notable alumni of Columbia Law School (Legislative branch) and Columbia College of Columbia University (United States Political figures) for additional listing of more than 40 U.S. Senators.

Representatives[edit]

See also: Notable alumni of Columbia Law School (Legislative branch) and Columbia College of Columbia University (United States Political figures) for additional listing of more than 95 U.S. Congresspersons.

Governors[edit]

U.S. Diplomats[edit]

See also: Notable alumni of Columbia Law School (Diplomats), Columbia College of Columbia University (United States Diplomatic figures), School of International and Public Affairs for separate listing of more than 40 diplomats

Non-U.S. Attorneys General[edit]

Non-U.S. Ministers, diplomats and prominent political figures[edit]

Soldiers[edit]

Attorneys[edit]

See also: Notable alumni of Columbia Law School (Miscellaneous U.S. government; Non-U.S. government; State government; and Private legal practice) for separate listing of more than 120 attorneys in U.S. government service, non-U.S. government service, state government, and private practice

City government[edit]

See also: Notable alumni of Columbia College of Columbia University (United States Political figures) and Columbia Law School (City government) for additional listing of more than 25 mayors

Commentators[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Spies (or alleged)[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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