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 byFergus Cullen
Succeeded byJack Kimball
14th White House Chief of Staff
In office
January 20, 1989 – December 15, 1991
PresidentGeorge H.W. Bush
Preceded byKen Duberstein
Succeeded bySamuel K. Skinner
75th Governor of New Hampshire
In office
January 6, 1983 – January 4, 1989
Preceded byVesta M. Roy
as Acting Governor
Succeeded byJudd Gregg
Personal details
BornJohn Henry Sununu
(1939-07-02) July 2, 1939 (age 79)
Havana, Cuba[1]
Political partyRepublican
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S.,M.S.,Ph.D.)
ProfessionMechanical engineer
ReligionOrthodox 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 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.