Paul Henry O'Neill

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Paul H. O'Neill
72nd United States Secretary of the Treasury
In office
January 20, 2001 – December 31, 2002
Preceded by Lawrence H. Summers
Succeeded by John W. Snow
Personal details
Born December 4, 1935 (1935-12-04) (age 79)
St. Louis, Missouri
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Nancy O'Neill
Alma mater California State University-Fresno
Claremont Graduate University
Indiana University-Bloomington
Religion Roman Catholic

Paul Henry O'Neill (born December 4, 1935) served as the 72nd United States Secretary of the Treasury for part of President George W. Bush's first Administration. He resigned in December 2002 under pressure from the administration and became a harsh critic. O'Neill was chairman and CEO of Pittsburgh-based industrial giant Alcoa from 1987 to 1999, and retired as chairman at the end of 2000. In 1995, he was made chairman of the RAND Corporation.