What is the order of succession should the President die, become incapacitated, or is otherwise unable to finish his term of office?

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What is the order of succession should the President die, become incapacitated, or is otherwise unable to finish his term of office?

The order of succession is as follows: Vice President, Speaker of the House, President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Defense, Attorney General, and Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, Health, Housing, Transportation, Energy, Education, and Veterans Affairs. (Presidential Succession Act of 1947.)