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|48th United States Secretary of the Interior|
January 31, 2001 – March 31, 2006
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Bruce Babbitt|
|Succeeded by||Dirk Kempthorne|
|35th Attorney General of Colorado|
January 8, 1991 – January 12, 1999
|Preceded by||Duane Woodard|
|Succeeded by||Ken Salazar|
|Born||March 11, 1954|
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
|Education||University of Denver (BA, JD)|
Gale Ann Norton (born March 11, 1954) is an American politician and lawyer. She was the 48th United States Secretary of the Interior from 2001 to 2006 under President George W. Bush. She was the first woman to hold the position.
References[change | change source]
- Tankersley, Jim; Meyer, Josh (September 17, 2009). "Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton is focus of corruption probe". Los Angeles Times.