Richard V. Spencer

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Richard Spencer
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76th United States Secretary of the Navy
Assumed office
August 3, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byRay Mabus
Personal details
Born (1954-01-18) January 18, 1954 (age 65)
Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationRollins College (BA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service U.S. Marine Corps
Years of service1976–1982
RankUS Marine O3 shoulderboard.svg Captain

Richard Vaughn Spencer (born January 18, 1954) is an American politician and businessman. He is the 76th and current United States Secretary of the Navy since August 3, 2017. He was a former Naval Aviator of U.S. Marine Corps serving from 1976-1981 and Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. serving from November 2001 to January 2008.[1]

President Donald Trump nominated Spencer for Secretary of the Navy in April 2017.[2][3] He was confirmed by the United States Senate with a voice vote on August 1, 2017.

Reference[change | change source]

  1. "Reports: Former Marine Richard V. Spencer to be nominated for Navy secretary". Washington Examiner. 9 March 2017.
  2. "Stocks". Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  3. Evans, Garrett (3 April 2017). "President Trump moves to fill out top ranks at Pentagon". TheHill.

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