Alexander Hamilton held which political office?
-Secretary of War
-Secretary of the Treasury
Answer: On this day in 1755 or 1757, Alexander Hamilton was born on the island of Nevis. There is a dispute among historians about his actual birth year. Hamilton claimed he was born in 1757, but official documents from Nevis list the year as 1755. Though he never attained the highest office of his adopted country, few of America’s founders influenced its political system more than Alexander Hamilton. He was a member of the Continental Congress, an author of the Federalist Papers, a champion of the Constitution and the first secretary of the Treasury.
Secretary of the Treasury
Secretary of the Treasury: DEFINITION of ‘Treasury Secretary’ The Secretary of the Treasury is a member of the Presidential cabinet. This person is the acting head of the Department of the Treasury, and deals with all financial and monetary matters directly relating to the government.