|17th United States Secretary of Transportation|
July 2, 2013 – January 20, 2017
|Preceded by||Ray LaHood|
|Succeeded by||Elaine Chao|
|54th Mayor of Charlotte|
December 7, 2009 – July 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Pat McCrory|
|Succeeded by||Patsy Kinsey|
Anthony Renard Foxx
April 30, 1971
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
|Alma mater||Davidson College|
New York University
Anthony Renard Foxx (born April 30, 1971) is an American politician. He was United States Secretary of Transportation from 2013 through 2017. He served as the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, from 2009 to 2013.
On April 29, 2013, President Barack Obama said he would nominate Foxx to be the Secretary of Transportation. On June 27, 2013 the Senate confirmed the nomination of Foxx to the post of Secretary of Transportation on a vote of 100-0.
References[change | change source]
- Baker, Peter (29 April 2013). "Charlotte Mayor Is Chosen as Transportation Chief". The York Times. New York City.
- Nomination of Mayor Anthony Foxx to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation: Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, May 22, 2013.
- Cabinet post caps Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx's steep ascent | CharlotteObserver.com
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Anthony Foxx at Wikimedia Commons