John H. Sununu

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John H. Sununu
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Chair of the Republican Party of New Hampshire
In office
January 17, 2009 – January 22, 2011
Preceded by Fergus Cullen
Succeeded by Jack Kimball
14th White House Chief of Staff
In office
January 20, 1989 – December 15, 1991
President George H.W. Bush
Preceded by Ken Duberstein
Succeeded by Samuel K. Skinner
75th Governor of New Hampshire
In office
January 6, 1983 – January 4, 1989
Preceded by Vesta M. Roy
as Acting Governor
Succeeded by Judd Gregg
Personal details
Born John Henry Sununu
July 2, 1939 (1939-07-02) (age 78)
Havana, Cuba[1]
Political party Republican
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S.,M.S.,Ph.D.)
Profession Mechanical engineer
Religion Orthodox Christian

John Henry Sununu (born July 2, 1939) served as the 75th Governor of New Hampshire (1983–89) and later White House Chief of Staff under President George H. W. Bush.

He is the father of John E. Sununu, a former senator from New Hampshire and Chris Sununu, the Governor-elect of New Hampshire. Sununu was the chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party from 2009 to 2011.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Behind the Sununu Surname". The New York Times. November 21, 1988. Retrieved May 6, 2010.