John O. Brennan

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John Brennan
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Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
In office
March 8, 2013 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyMichael Morell
Preceded byMichael Morell (Acting)
Succeeded byMike Pompeo
5th United States Homeland Security Advisor
In office
January 20, 2009 – March 8, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byKenneth Wainstein
Succeeded byLisa Monaco
Director of the National Counterterrorism Center
Acting
In office
August 27, 2004 – August 1, 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byJohn Redd
Personal details
Born
John Owen Brennan

(1955-09-22) September 22, 1955 (age 64)
North Bergen, New Jersey, U.S.
Spouse(s)Kathy Pokluda
ResidenceWashington, D.C.
Alma materFordham University
University of Texas, Austin

John Owen Brennan (born September 22, 1955) is an American politician. He was the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center from August 2004 through August 2005. Then he was United States Homeland Security Advisor from January 2009 through March 2013. He became the director of the Central Intelligence Agency on March 8, 2013.

Brennan was born on September 22, 1955 in North Bergen, New Jersey to an Irish-American family.[1][2] He studied at Fordham University and at the University of Texas at Austin. Brennan is currently married to Kathy Pokluda. He now lives in Washington, D.C..

References[change | change source]

  1. Amanda Erickson (January 7, 2013). "Profile: John O. Brennan". Who Runs Gov. The Washington Post.
  2. Niall O'Dowd (June 6, 2010). "John Brennan, son of Irish immigrants, now Obama's top gun". Irish Central. Retrieved October 31, 2010.

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