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Previous IRS Commissioners (1862-1955)

Office of Commissioner of Internal Revenue
(Created by an act of Congress, July 1, 1862)

Previous IRS Commissioners (1955-2013)

 

  • T. Coleman Andrews
    Virginia
    Feb. 4, 1953 to Oct. 31, 1955
 
  • Justin F. Winkle (Acting)
    New York
    Jan. 20 to Feb. 3, 1953
  • Robert Williams, Jr., (Acting)
    Ohio
    Nov. 28 to Dec. 19, 1900
  • John S. Graham (Acting)
    North Carolina
    Nov. 19, 1952 to Jan. 19, 1953
  • George W. Wilson
    Ohio
    March 1, 1899 to Nov. 27, 1900
 
  • John B. Dunlap
    Texas
    Aug. 1, 1951 to Nov. 18, 1952
  • Nathan B. Scott
    West Virginia
    Jan. 1, 1898 to Feb. 28, 1899
  • George J. Schoeneman
    Rhode Island
    July 1, 1947 to July 31, 1951
  • W. St. John Forman
    Illinois
    Nov. 27,1896 to Dec. 31, 1897
  • Joseph D. Nunan, Jr.
    New York
    March 1, 1944 to June 30, 1947
  • Joseph S. Miller
    West Virginia
    April 19, 1893 to Nov. 26, 1896
  • Harold N. Graves (Acting)
    Illinois
    Jan. 23 to Feb. 29, 1944
  • John W. Mason
    West Virginia
    March 21, 1889 to April 18, 1893
  • Robert E. Hannegan
    Missouri
    Oct. 9, 1943 to Jan. 22, 1944
  • Joseph S. Miller
    West Virginia
    March 20, 1885 to March 20,
    1889
  • Guy T. Helvering
    Kansas
    June 6, 1933 to Oct. 8, 1943
  • Walter Evans
    Kentucky
    May 21, 1883 to March 19, 1885
  • Pressly R. Baldridge (Acting)
    Iowa
    May 16 to June 5, 1933
  • John J. Knox (Acting)
    Minnesota
    May 11 to May 20, 1883
  • David Burnet
    Ohio
    Aug. 20, 1930 to May 15, 1933
  • Henry C. Rogers (Acting)
    Pennsylvania
    May 1 to May 10, 1883
  • H. F. Mires (Acting)
    Washington
    Aug. 16 to Aug. 19, 1930
  • Green B. Raum
    Illinois
    Aug. 2, 1876 to April 30, 1883
 
  • Robert H. Lucas
    Kentucky
    June 1, 1929 to Aug. 15, 1930
  • Daniel D. Pratt
    Indiana
    May 15, 1875 to Aug. 1, 1876
  • David H. Blair
    North Carolina
    May 27, 1921 to May 31, 1929
  • John W. Douglass
    Pennsylvania
    Aug. 9, 1871 to May 14, 1875
  • Millard F. West (Acting)
    Kentucky
    April 12 to May 26, 1921
  • Alfred Pleasonton
    New York
    Jan. 3, 1871 to Aug. 8, 1871
  • William M. Williams
    Alabama
    April 1, 1920 to April 11, 1921
  • John W. Douglass (Acting)
    Pennsylvania
    Nov. 1, 1870 to Jan. 2, 1871
  • Daniel C. Roper
    South Carolina
    Sept. 26, 1917 to March 31, 1920
  • Columbus Delano
    Ohio
    March 11, 1869 to Oct. 31, 1870
  • William H. Osborn
    North Carolina
    April 28, 1913 to Sept. 25, 1917
  • Edward A. Rollins
    New Hampshire
    Nov. 1, 1865 to March 10, 1869
 
  • Royal E. Cabell
    Virginia
    Sept. 1, 1909 to April 27, 1913
  • William Orton
    New York
    July 1, 1865 to Oct. 31, 1865
  • John G. Capers
    South Carolina
    June 5, 1907 to Aug. 31, 1909
  • Joseph J. Lewis
    Pennsylvania
    March 18, 1863 to June 30, 1865
  • Henry C. Rogers (Acting)
    Pennsylvania
    May 1 to June 4, 1907
  • Joseph J. Lewis (Acting)
    Pennsylvania
    March 5 to March 17, 1863
  • John W. Yerkes
    Kentucky
    Dec. 20, 1900 to April 30, 1907
  • George S. Boutwell
    Massachusetts
    July 17, 1862 to March 4, 1863

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