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Size of the Executive Office of the President (E.O.P)
Coolidge - Clinton

President
Year
# of executive office units
Total Executive Staff
Total Staff by Term
Coolidge
1924
 1
133
 
 
1925
 1
133
 
 
1926
 1
137
 
 
1927
 1
141
 
 
1928
 1
135
136
Hoover
1929
 1
131
 
 
1930
 1
139
 
 
1931
 1
114
 
 
1932
 1
109
123
Roosevelt I
1933
 1
110
 
 
1934
 1
107
 
 
1935
 1
97
 
 
1936
 1
98
103
Roosevelt II
1937
 1
100
 
 
1938
 1
105
 
 
1939
 6
631
 
 
1940
 6
647
371
Roosevelt III
1941
 6
21,428
 
 
1942
 5
86,817
 
 
1943
 4
194,194
 
 
1944
 4
182,833
121,318
Roosevelt / Truman
1945
 3
174,138
174,138
Truman I
1946
 4
95,068
 
 
1947
 6
43,232
 
 
1948
 6
1,118
46,472
Truman II
1949
 6
1,167
 
 
1950
 6
1,256
 
 
1951
 8
1,219
 
 
1952
 9
1,434
1,269
Eisenhower I
1953
 9
1,376
 
 
1954
 7
1,175
 
 
1955
 7
1,167
 
 
1956
 8
1,196
1,229
Eisenhower II
1957
 8
1,218
 
 
1958
 10
2,660
 
 
1959
 9
2,631
 
 
1960
 9
2,919
2,357
Kennedy
1961
 7
2,838
 
 
1962
 8
1,676
 
 
1963
 9
1,659
2,058
Johnson
1963-64
10
1,542
 
 
1965
 11
2,849
 
 
1966
 12
4,683
 
 
1967
 12
4,813
 
 
1968
 12
5,306
3,839
Nixon I
1969
 14
5,167
 
 
1970
 15
4,742
 
 
1971
 17
5,360
 
 
1972
 17
5,639
 
 
1973
15
4,804
5,142
Nixon II / Ford
1974
 15
5,751
 5,751
Ford
1975
 13
1,910
 
 
1976
 15
1,899
 1,905
Carter
1977
 12
1,716
 
 
1978
 11
1,613
 
 
1979
 11
1,818
 
 
1980
 11
1,886
1,758
Reagan I
1981
 11
1,683
 
 
1982
 11
1,596
 
 
1983
 11
1,621
 
 
1984
 12
1,595
1,624
Reagan II
1985
 12
1,549
 
 
1986
 12
1,519
 
 
1987
 12
1,514
 
 
1988
 12
1,645
1,557
Bush
1989
 12
1,589
 
 
1990
 14
1,680
 
 
1991
 14
1,782
 
 
1992
 14
1,855
1,727
Clinton I
1993
 14
1,776
 
 
1994
 13
1,577
 
 
1995
 12
1,555
 
 
1996
 12
1,559
1,617
Clinton II
1997
 12
1,565
 


Source: compiled from noted sources by Lyn Ragsdale, Vital Statistics on the Presidency (Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1998), 264-68.
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