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Q. Who was the first Jewish appointee to a Cabinet position in a North American government and what was the fist bill featuring his portrait.

 

 

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Judah P. Benjamin was the first Attorney General (and subsequently he became the Secretary of War) of the Confederacy. Here appears on the Confederate $2 notes.

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Judah P. Benjamin was featured on the 1862 Confederate $2 note [authorized April 17,1862], starting at the 4th issue (also featured on the 5th, 6th, and 7th issues).

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Judah P. Benjamin

 

He's on the CSA $2 from Richmond Va. He's on the right side of the bill with a small picture of just him.

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Q.Who was the first Jewish appointee to a Cabinet position in a North American government and what was the fist bill featuring his portrait.

 

A. 1.Judah P. Benjamin

 

a. Confederated 1861 $2 Bill T38

 

Great job everyone and congratulations to our winner mhardin2413 and our runner up coinman23885.

 

Don't forget to stop by this Friday for NGC's question!

 

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britini, just trying to figure out what was wrong with my answer.the question asks the persons name,and what first $bill he was on.were you looking for a specific date of the bill,(which the question was never asked) or,and,the position he held.(also not asked in question).thanx, rick

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