Dirk Kempthorne

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Dirk Kempthorne
Dirk Kempthorne, official Interior Dept color photo, 2006.jpg
49th United States Secretary of the Interior
In office
June 7, 2006 – January 20, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byGale Norton
Succeeded byKen Salazar
30th Governor of Idaho
In office
January 8, 1999 – May 26, 2006
LieutenantButch Otter
Jack Riggs
Jim Risch
Preceded byPhil Batt
Succeeded byJim Risch
United States Senator
from Idaho
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1999
Preceded bySteve Symms
Succeeded byMike Crapo
Mayor of Boise, Idaho
In office
Preceded byRichard Eardley
Succeeded byH. Brent Coles
Personal details
Born (1951-10-29) October 29, 1951 (age 69)
San Diego, California
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Patricia Kempthorne
ChildrenHeather Kempthorne
Jeff Kempthorne
Alma materUniversity of Idaho (B.A)

Dirk Kempthorne (born October 29, 1951)[1] was the United States Secretary of the Interior. Kempthorne was the 30th Governor of Idaho. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party.[1]

Kempthorne was born on October 29, 1951 in San Diego, California. He graduated from the University of Idaho. He is married to Patricia Kempthorne. They have two children.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kempthorne, Dirk". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 17, 2015.

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