John McHugh

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John McHugh
21st United States Secretary of the Army
Incumbent
Assumed office
September 21, 2009
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Pete Geren
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 23rd district
In office
January 3, 2003 – September 21, 2009
Preceded by Sherwood Boehlert
Succeeded by Bill Owens
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Gerald B. H. Solomon
Succeeded by Sherwood Boehlert
New York State Senator
from the 46th district
In office
1985–1992
Preceded by H. Douglas Barclay
Succeeded by James W. Wright
Personal details
Born John Michael McHugh
September 29, 1948 (1948-09-29) (age 66)
Watertown, New York
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Katherine Sullivan (divorced)
Residence Pierrepont Manor, New York
Alma mater Utica College (B.A.)
SUNY, Albany (M.P.A)
Occupation Insurance Broker
Government Worker[1]
Religion Catholic[2]
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John Michael McHugh (born September 29, 1948) is an American politician and diplomat. He is the 21st United States Secretary of the Army. He was a former New York representative in the United States House of Representatives.

On June 2, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated him to the position of United States Secretary of the Army.[3] The United States Senate confirmed McHugh in a voice vote on September 16, 2009.[4] He was sworn in as the 21st Secretary of the Army at a Pentagon ceremony on September 21, 2009.[5]

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