Gale Norton

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Gale Norton
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48th United States Secretary of the Interior
In office
January 31, 2001 – March 31, 2006
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byBruce Babbitt
Succeeded byDirk Kempthorne
35th Attorney General of Colorado
In office
January 8, 1991 – January 12, 1999
GovernorRoy Romer
Preceded byDuane Woodard
Succeeded byKen Salazar
Personal details
Born (1954-03-11) March 11, 1954 (age 67)
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Libertarian (Formerly)
EducationUniversity 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.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tankersley, Jim; Meyer, Josh (September 17, 2009). "Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton is focus of corruption probe". Los Angeles Times.