Former Assistant Attorneys General

 

Assistant Attorney General

Term

President

Attorney General

Charles B. Rugg

1930-33

Hoover

Mitchell

George C. Sweeney

1933-35

Roosevelt

Cummings

Angus D. MacLean

1935

Roosevelt

Cummings

James W. Morris

1935-37

Roosevelt

Cummings

Sam E. Whitaker

1937-39

Roosevelt

Cummings

Francis M. Shea

1939-45

Roosevelt

Murphy

John F. Sonnett

1945-47

Truman

Clark

Peyton Ford

1947

Truman

Clark

H. Graham Morison

1949-51

Truman

McGrath

Holmes Baldridge

1951-53

Truman

McGrath

Warren E. Burger

1953-56

Eisenhower

Brownell

George Cochran Doub

1956-60

Eisenhower

Rogers

William H. Orrick, Jr.

1961-63

Kennedy

Kennedy

John W. Douglas

1963-66

Kennedy

Kennedy

Harold Barefoot Sanders, Jr.

1966-67

Johnson

Katzenbach

Edwin L. Weisl, Jr.

1967-69

Johnson

Clark

William D. Ruckleshaus

1969-70

Nixon

Mitchell

L. Patrick Gray, III

1970-72

Nixon

Mitchell

Harlington Wood, Jr.

1972-73

Nixon

Kleindienst

Carla A. Hills

1974-75

Nixon

Saxbe

Rex E. Lee

1975-77

Ford

Levi

Barbara Allen Babcock

1977-79

Carter

Bell

Alice Daniels

1979-81

Carter

Civiletti

Paul J. McGrath

1981-85

Reagan

French Smith

Richard K. Willard

1985-88

Reagan

Meese

John R. Bolton

1988-89

Reagan

Meese

Stuart M. Gerson

1989-93

G. H.W. Bush

Thornburgh

Frank W. Hunger

1993-99

Clinton

Reno

David W. Ogden

1999-01

Clinton

Reno

Robert D. McCallum, Jr.

2001-03

G. W. Bush

Ashcroft

Peter D. Keisler

2003-07

G. W. Bush

Ashcroft

Gregory G. Katsas

2008-09

G. W. Bush

Mukasey

Tony West

2009-12

Obama

Holder

Stuart F. Delery 2012-14

Obama

Holder

Note: On February 13, 1953, Attorney General Brownell changed the name of the Claims Division to the Civil Division.