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Commissioners of Reclamation

1894-1907
Director, U.S.G.S.

1902-1907

Chief Engineer
1907-1914
Director
1914-1923
Director
1923-1924
Commissioner
1924-1936
Commissioner
1930-1936
Acting*
1936-1943
Commissioner
1943-1945
Commissioner
1945-1953
Commissioner
1953
Goodrich W. Lineweaver
Acting
1953-1959
Commissioner
1959-1969
Commissioner
1969-1973
Commissioner
1973-1977
Commissioner
1977
Donald D. Anderson
Acting
1977-1981
Commissioner
1981
Acting
1981-1984
Commissioner
December 1984-August 1985
Acting
1985
Acting
December 1985-1989
Commissioner
1989
Acting
1989-1993
Commissioner
1993
Lawrence F. Hancock
Acting
May 1993-September 1995
Commissioner
September to December 1995
Acting
December 1995-January 2001
Commissioner
January to July 2001
J. William McDonald
Acting
July 2001-April 2006
Commissioner
April 2006-October 2006
William Rinne
Acting
October 2006-January 2009
Commissioner
January 2009-May 2009
J. William McDonald
Acting
June 2009 - Current
Commissioner

*Mae Schnurr served as Acting Commissioner several times during the period from 1930 through 1936 

Last Updated:  October 15, 2010