Elizabeth Dole

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Elizabeth Dole
Elizabeth Dole official photo.jpg
United States Senator
from North Carolina
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2009
Preceded byJesse Helms
Succeeded byKay Hagan
20th United States Secretary of Labor
In office
January 25, 1989 – November 23, 1990
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byAnn Dore McLaughlin
Succeeded byLynn Morley Martin
8th United States Secretary of Transportation
In office
February 7, 1983 – September 30, 1987
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byDrew Lewis
Succeeded byJames H. Burnley IV acting
Personal details
Born (1936-07-29) July 29, 1936 (age 82)
Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Bob Dole

Elizabeth Hanford Dole (born July 29, 1936) was a United States Senator. She was the Secretary of Transportation in Ronald Reagan's administration and the US Secretary of Labor for George H.W. Bush. She is the wife of former Senator Bob Dole, who ran for president but did not win.