Notable Secretaries of State

POSTED: 9:13 AM Jan 31 2013   UPDATED: 1:17 PM Jan 31 2013

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 December 31 - George Marshall
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Department of Defense

George C. Marshall served from 1947-1949. He served as both secretary of state and secretary of defense under President Harry S. Truman.

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