Pete Geren

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Pete Geren
Pete Geren, Secretary of the Army, official photo.jpg
20th United States Secretary of the Army
In office
March 9, 2007 – September 16, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Barack Obama
Preceded byFrancis J. Harvey
Succeeded byJohn M. McHugh
Acting United States Secretary of the Air Force
In office
June 29, 2005 – November 4, 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byMichael L. Dominguez
Succeeded byMichael Wynne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 12th district
In office
September 12, 1989 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byJim Wright
Succeeded byKay Granger
Personal details
Born
Preston Murdoch Geren III

(1952-01-29) January 29, 1952 (age 67)
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Beckie Ray
Children3
RelativesCharlie (Brother)
EducationGeorgia Institute of Technology
University of Texas, Austin (BA, JD)
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Preston M. Geren, III (born January 29, 1952 in Fort Worth, Texas) was the 20th United States Secretary of the Army from 16 July 2007 to 16 September 2009.

He had already been acting United States Secretary of the Air Force, between 29 July 2005 and position he served in until the confirmation of his successor Michael Wynne on 4 November 2005.

Geren was also a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pete Geren." Marquis Who's Who TM. Marquis Who's Who, 2009. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale, 2009. Document Number: K2013035006. http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC. Fee via Fairfax County Public Library, accessed May 11, 2009.