Ray LaHood

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Ray LaHood
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16th United States Secretary of Transportation
In office
January 23, 2009 – July 2, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyJohn Porcari
Preceded byMary Peters
Succeeded byAnthony Foxx
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 18th district
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2009
Preceded byRobert Michel
Succeeded byAaron Schock
Personal details
Born (1945-12-06) December 6, 1945 (age 77)
Peoria, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materSpoon River College
Bradley University

Raymond H. "Ray" LaHood (born December 6, 1945) is an American politician. He served as United States Secretary of Transportation from 2009 until 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party. LaHood represented Illinois's 18th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2009.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ray LaHood career highlights". Peoria Journal Star. December 6, 2008. Retrieved February 10, 2011.

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