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ALEXANDER H. H. STUART (1807–1891)

Henry Salem Hubbell (1870–1949)1935/1936

U.S. Department of the Interior Museum

U.S. Department of the Interior Museum

Serving two and half years as secretary of the Interior, Virginia lawyer Alexander Stuart lent stability to the leadership of the young Department satirically known as the "Great Miscellany." Stuart focused on organizational improvements, setting policies and defining roles and responsibilities within a newly introduced civil service system. The result was a more efficient Department of the Interior that had a more favorable reputation and a better relationship with Congress.

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