Elizabeth Dole

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Elizabeth Dole
United States Senator
from North Carolina
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Jesse Helms
Succeeded by Kay Hagan
20th United States Secretary of Labor
In office
January 25, 1989 – November 23, 1990
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Ann Dore McLaughlin
Succeeded by Lynn Morley Martin
8th United States Secretary of Transportation
In office
February 7, 1983 – September 30, 1987
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Drew Lewis
Succeeded by James H. Burnley IV acting
Personal details
Born July 29, 1936 (1936-07-29) (age 78)
Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Bob Dole

Elizabeth Hanford Dole (born July 29, 1936) was a United States Senator. She was the Secretary of Transportation in Ronald Reagan's administration and the US Secretary of Labor for George H.W. Bush. She is the wife of former Senator Bob Dole, who ran for president but did not win.