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The Director of the United States Mint
United States Mint
is the head of the United States Mint. The position is currently vacant. Since January 20, 2017, the senior career official at the Mint has been Acting Principal Deputy Director David Motl.[1] The office of Director has existed since the creation of the Mint by the Coinage Act of 1792. Initially appointed serving at the pleasure of the President of the United States, the Coinage Act of 1873 specified a five-year term for Directors. The Director operates with general directions provided by the United States Secretary of the Treasury. Since the resignation of Edmund C. Moy in 2011 the mint has been without an official director. Initially Matthew Rhett Jeppson was nominated by US President Barack Obama to become the mint's 39th director and was given the temporary title of principal deputy director, however the nomination was never confirmed by the Senate.[2] Jeppson stepped down as principal deputy director in January 2017, being replaced by Acting Principal Deputy Director David Motl.[3] List of Directors of the United States Mint[edit]

Name Assumed Office Left Office President Appointed By

David Rittenhouse April 1792 June 1795 George Washington

Henry William de Saussure July 1795 October 1795

Elias Boudinot October 1795 July 1805

Robert Patterson January 1806 July 1824 Thomas Jefferson

Samuel Moore July 1824 July 1835 James Monroe

Robert M. Patterson May 1835 July 1851 Andrew Jackson

George Nicholas Eckert July 1851 April 1853 Millard Fillmore

Thomas M. Pettit April 1853 May 1853 Franklin Pierce

James Ross Snowden June 1853 May 1861

James Pollock May 1861 September 1866 Abraham Lincoln

William Millward October 1866 April 1867 Andrew Johnson

Henry Linderman April 1867 May 1869

James Pollock May 1869 March 1873 Ulysses S. Grant

Henry Linderman April 1873 December 1878

Horatio C. Burchard February 1879 June 1885 Rutherford B. Hayes

James P. Kimball July 1885 October 1889 Grover Cleveland

Edward O. Leech October 1889 May 1893 Benjamin Harrison

Robert E. Preston November 1893 February 1898 Grover Cleveland

George E. Roberts February 1898 July 1907 William McKinley

Frank A. Leach September 1907 August 1909 Theodore Roosevelt

A. Piatt Andrew November 1909 June 1910 William Howard Taft

George E. Roberts July 1910 November 1914

Robert W. Woolley March 1915 July 1916 Woodrow Wilson

F. H. von Engelken September 1916 March 1917

Raymond T. Baker March 1917 March 1922

Frank Edgar Scobey March 1922 September 1923 Warren G. Harding

Robert J. Grant November 1923 May 1933 Calvin Coolidge

Nellie Tayloe Ross May 1933 April 1953 Franklin D. Roosevelt

William H. Brett July 1954 January 1961 Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eva Adams October 1961 August 1969 John F. Kennedy

Mary Brooks September 1969 February 1977 Richard Nixon

Stella Hackel Sims November 1977 April 1981 Jimmy Carter

Donna Pope July 1981 August 1991 Ronald Reagan

David J. Ryder September 1992 November 1993 George H. W. Bush

Philip N. Diehl June 1994 March 2000 Bill Clinton

Jay W. Johnson May 2000 August 2001

Henrietta H. Fore August 2001 August 2005 George W. Bush

Edmund C. Moy September 2006 January 2011

David J. Ryder TBD Incumbent Donald Trump

References[edit]

^ About the Mint at usmint.gov (retrieved 20 April 2015). ^ Gilkes, Paul (23 January 2017). "Rhett Jeppson leaves U.S. Mint as principal deputy director". coinworld.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017.  ^ "Director's Office". US Mint. Retrieved 13

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