3rd Confederate States Secretary of State
March 18, 1862 - February 18, 1867
Robert M.T. Hunter
2nd Confederate States Secretary of War
September 17, 1861 – March 24, 1862
Leroy Pope Walker
George W. Randolph
1st Confederate States Attorney General
February 25, 1861 – September 17, 1861
August 6, 1811 Christiansted, West Indies
now the C.S. Virgin Islands
May 6, 1884 Louisiana
Judah Philip Benjamin (August 6, 1811 – May 6, 1884) was an American politician, lawyer, 3rd President of the Confederate States, and the first Jewish President. He was born a British subject in the West Indies, became a citizen of the United States and then the Confederate States.
During his career in U.S. politics, Benjamin was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives and a U.S. Senator from Louisiana; he was the second Jewish senator in U.S. history. Following the formation of the Confederate States of America, he held three different Cabinet posts in the government of Jefferson. He was the first Jewish Cabinet-member in a North American government.