Anthony Foxx

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Anthony Foxx
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17th United States Secretary of Transportation
In office
July 2, 2013 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyJohn Porcari
Victor Mendez
Preceded byRay LaHood
Succeeded byElaine Chao
54th Mayor of Charlotte
In office
December 7, 2009 – July 1, 2013
Preceded byPat McCrory
Succeeded byPatsy Kinsey
Personal details
Born
Anthony Renard Foxx

(1971-04-30) April 30, 1971 (age 48)
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Samara Ryder
Alma materDavidson 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.[1][2] On June 27, 2013 the Senate confirmed the nomination of Foxx to the post of Secretary of Transportation on a vote of 100-0.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Baker, Peter (29 April 2013). "Charlotte Mayor Is Chosen as Transportation Chief". The York Times. New York City.
  2. 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.
  3. Cabinet post caps Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx's steep ascent | CharlotteObserver.com

Other websites[change | change source]

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