Henry Paulson

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Henry M. Paulson
74th United States Secretary of the Treasury
In office
July 3, 2006 – January 20, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byJohn W. Snow
Succeeded byTimothy Geithner
Personal details
Born (1946-03-28) March 28, 1946 (age 78)
Palm Beach, Florida
Political partyRepublican (United States)
Spouse(s)Wendy Paulson
ChildrenHenry Merritt Paulson III
Amanda Clark Paulson
Alma materDartmouth College, Harvard University
ProfessionInvestment banker

Henry Merritt "Hank" Paulson Jr. (born March 28, 1946) was the United States Treasury Secretary from 2006 to 2009 and member of the International Monetary Fund Board of Governors. He previously served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs.

Paulson is co-chair with Tom Steyer and Michael Bloomberg for a report called Risky Business Archived 2015-02-14 at the Wayback Machine by a coalition of top U.S. political and economic leaders from the political left, right, and center on the dire economic consequences from climate change (global warming), from lost property to ruined crops.[1]

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