Mitch Bryce was the Secretary of Commerce during the entire of the administration of Josiah Bartlet. He appeared only in the fourth season and was portrayed by Alan Dale.

Bryce was born in Evanston, Illinois in 1954. He is a 1976 graduate of Stanford University, and received his law degree from the University of Chicago in 1979. He was a Law Clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, and Legislative Counsel to Alan Dixon, a U.S. Senator from Illinois.

He practiced law in Chicago from 1982 to 1998. Bryce served on the Finance Committee for Harold Washington's campaign for Mayor in 1983, and on Paul Simon's successful campaign to unseat Charles Percy in the 1984 U.S. Senate race. He was the Finance Chairman for Richard Daley's campaign for Mayor of Chicago in 1989. From 1991 to 1994, he was the Finance Chairman of the Illinois Democratic Party. He was an unsuccesful candidate for Attorney General of Illinois in 1994.

Bryce was the National Finance Chairman of Jed Bartlet's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1998.

bartlet cabinet
Vice President   John HoynesBob Russell
Secretary of State   Lewis Berryhill
Secretary of the Treasury   Ken KatoKaren Browning
Secretary of Defense   Miles Hutchinson
Attorney General   Dan LarsonAlan Fisk
Secretary of the Interior   Bill Horton
Secretary of Agriculture   Roger Tribbey
Secretary of Commerce   Mitch Bryce
Secretary of Labor   Carl ReidJack Buckland
Secretary of Health and Human Services   Blieden
Secretary of Education   Jim Kane
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development   Deborah O'LearyBill Fisher
Secretary of Transportation   Keaton
Secretary of Energy   Ben ZaharianBill TrotterGerald Deloit
Secretary of Veterans Affairs   Weaver
White House Chief of Staff   Leo McGarryC.J. Cregg
Director of Central Intelligence   Rob KonradGeorge Rollie
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