Sally Jewell

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Sally Jewell
Sally Jewell official portrait.jpg
51st United States Secretary of the Interior
In office
April 12, 2013 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyMichael Connor
Preceded byKen Salazar
Succeeded byRyan Zinke
Personal details
Born
Sarah Margaret Roffey

(1956-02-21) February 21, 1956 (age 63)
London, United Kingdom[1]
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Warren Jewell
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Washington

Sarah Margaret Roffey Jewell (born February 21, 1956) is a British-born American businesswoman. She is the 51st United States Secretary of the Interior. She served in the government of President Barack Obama from April 2013[2][3] to 2017. She is the second woman to hold the position, after Gale Norton.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. "Statement for Completion by Presidential Nominees". Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources. U.S. Senate. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
  3. "REI's Sally Jewell wins confirmation as Interior secretary". The Washington Post.