Over 200 years ago, a US president served 2 cabinet posts at the same time

• US President James Monroe was the only person to ever simultaneously fill two Cabinet positions. • He served as both Secretary of State and Secretary of War during the War of 1812. • His actions during the war helped the United States avoid losing the war. Business Insider Article, December 2012  

May 19, 2017 – Presentation to Ladies of District 21, Royal Arch Masons

Mark Walsh, Board Member of the James Monroe Memorial Foundation, gave a presentation to the Ladies of District 21, Royal Arch Masons on May 19, 2017. The presentation centered on the bicentennial of the Rush-Bagot Agreement and ended with a reading of President Monroe’s 1817 inaugural speech.