Abraham Lincoln sent this resume when he was looking for a job in 1860:

6 ft., 4 in.  nearly

Lean in flesh

Weighing 180 pounds

Dark complexion

Coarse black hair

Gray eyes

Education: defective

Profession: a lawyer

Have been a captain of volunteers in the Black Hawk War

Postmaster at a very small office

Four times a member of the Illinois Legislature

Was a member of the lower house of Congress.

Yours, etc.

A Lincoln