Jack Lew

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Jack Lew
75th United States Secretary of the Treasury
Incumbent
Assumed office
February 28, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Timothy Geithner
25th White House Chief of Staff
In office
January 27, 2012 – January 25, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by William Daley
Succeeded by Denis McDonough
Director of the Office of Management and Budget
In office
November 18, 2010 – January 27, 2012
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Jeffrey Zients (Acting)
Succeeded by Jeffrey Zients (Acting)
In office
May 21, 1998 – January 19, 2001
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Franklin Raines
Succeeded by Mitch Daniels
Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources
In office
January 28, 2009 – November 18, 2010
Secretary Hillary Clinton
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Thomas Nides
Personal details
Born Jacob Joseph Lew
August 29, 1955 (1955-08-29) (age 59)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Ruth Schwartz
Alma mater Carleton College
Harvard University
Georgetown University Law Center
Profession Lawyer
Religion Orthodox Judaism
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Jacob Joseph "Jack" Lew (born August 29, 1955) is the current United States Secretary of the Treasury and an American government administrator who served as the 25th White House Chief of Staff from 2012 to 2013. Lew previously served as Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Clinton and Obama Administrations. He is a member of the Democratic party. He is an attorney. He has also been employed in the private section.

United States Secretary of Treasury Nomination[change | change source]

On January 10, 2013, Lew was nominated to become United States Secretary of the Treasury[1] during Obama's second term replacing Timothy Geithner, who retired. He was confirmed for being the next secretary of the treasury by the United States Senate on February 27, 2013.

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