Kathleen Sebelius

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Kathleen Sebelius
Kathleen Sebelius official portrait.jpg
21st United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
In office
April 28, 2009 – June 9, 2014
President Barack Obama
Deputy Bill Corr
Preceded by Mike Leavitt
Succeeded by Sylvia Mathews Burwell
44th Governor of Kansas
In office
January 13, 2003 – April 28, 2009
Lieutenant John Moore
Mark Parkinson
Preceded by Bill Graves
Succeeded by Mark Parkinson
23rd Insurance Commissioner of Kansas
In office
January 9, 1995 – January 13, 2003
Governor Bill Graves
Preceded by Ronald Todd
Succeeded by Sandy Praeger
Personal details
Born Kathleen Gilligan
(1948-05-15) May 15, 1948 (age 69)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Gary Sebelius
Alma mater Trinity Washington University
University of Kansas, Lawrence
Religion Roman Catholicism

Kathleen Sebelius (born May 15, 1948)[1] is an American politician. She sered as the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2009 to 2014. Before becoming the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sebelius was a governor from Kansas.[2] Time Magazine listed Sebelius as one of America's five best governors in 2005.[3] Sebelius is a Democrat. She resigned on April 10, 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kathleen Sebelius News - The New York Times". topics.nytimes.com. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved February 21, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. "Biography : Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health & Human Services". hhs.gov. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved February 21, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. "America's 5 Best Governors - TIME". time.com. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved February 21, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)