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Significant Americans of the 21st Century:

 

 

Significant Americans of the 21st Century:

 

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Ben Bernanke (b. 1953)--14th Chairman of the Federal Reserve (2006-Present).

 

George Walker Bush (b. 1946) --43rd President of the United States (2001-2009), defeated Democrat Al Gore in 2000. Governor of Texas (1994-2001). Former part-owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team, businessman (oil industry).


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Hillary Rodham Clinton (b. 1947) —U.S. politician, lawyer, author--First Lady (1992-2001), U.S. Senator from New York (2001-2009 ), Presidential candidate (2007-2008), Secretary of State (2009-Present).

William (Bill) Jefferson Clinton (b. 1946) --42nd President of the United States (1993-2001). Won re-election in 1996 over Republican Bob Dole and Reform candidate Ross Perot. Governor of Arkansas (1979-1981, 1983-1992), Arkansas Attorney General (1977-1979). Lawyer, author.


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Arne Duncan (b. 1964)--Secretary of Education (2009-Present) in the Obama Administration.  Head of Chicago Public Schools (2001-2009).


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Robert Gates (b. 1943)--Secretary of Defense (2006-Present) in the Bush and Obama Administrations during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Directeor of Central Intelligence (1991-1993) in the George H.W. Bush Administration.

Timothy Geithner (b. 1961)--Secretary of the Treasury (2009-Present) in the Obama Administration.

 

Rudolph “Rudy” Giuliani (b. 1944)—Mayor of New York (1994-2002), best known as the Mayor of New York City during the 9/11 attacks. Presidential candidate (2007-2009).

 

Albert (Al) Gore Jr. (b. 1948) --Vice-President (1993-2001), lost 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush. Unsuccessful candidate for Democratic Presidential nomination in 1988. Senator and Congressman from Tennessee. Son of Senator Albert Gore Sr. of Tennessee. Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and leading advocate against global warming.

 

Alan Greenspan (b. 1926)--Chairman of the Federal Reserve (1987-2006). Appointed by President Reagan in 1986, re-appointed by Presidents Bush and Clinton. Chairman of the National Commission on Social Security Reform (1981-1983), Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers (1974-1977) for President Ford.


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Eric Holder (b. 1951)--Attorney General (2009-Present) in the Obama Administration. 


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Gary Locke (b. 1950)--Secretary of Commerce (2009-Present) in the Obama Administration. Governor of Washington State (1997-2005).


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Barack Obama (B. 1961)--President of the United States (2009-Present), U.S. Senator from Illinois (2005-2008), Presidential candidate 2007-2008).


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