Three presidents are mentioned, of whom Daniel was the first ( Daniel 6:2-7 ). The name in the original is sarkhin , probably a Persian word meaning perfects or ministers.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Presidents". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".