Timothy Geithner

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Timothy Geithner
75th United States Secretary of the Treasury
In office
January 26, 2009 – January 25, 2013
President Barack Obama
Deputy Neal Wolin
Preceded by Henry Paulson
Succeeded by Jack Lew
9th President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
In office
November 17, 2003 – January 26, 2009
Preceded by William McDonough
Succeeded by William Dudley
Personal details
Born Timothy Franz Geithner
August 18, 1961 (1961-08-18) (age 52)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Political party Independent[1]
Spouse(s) Carole Marie Sonnenfeld (1985–present)
Alma mater Dartmouth College
Johns Hopkins University
Website Government website

Timothy Franz Geithner (pronounced /ˈɡaɪtnər/; born August 18, 1961), was the 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury from 2009 to 2013. He served under President Barack Obama. Before becoming Secretary of the Treasury, he was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Geithner was born in Brooklyn, New York.[2]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Raum, Tom (October 18, 2008). "Next treasury boss will feel power - and stress". USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/2008-10-17-2159631534_x.htm. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  2. "President-elect Obama Announces Top Economic Advisers". http://www.america.gov/st/elections08-english/2008/November/20081124152347esnamfuak0.2744562.html.