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|17th United States Secretary of Transportation|
July 2, 2013 – January 20, 2017
|Preceded by||Ray LaHood|
|Succeeded by||Elaine Chao|
|54th Mayor of Charlotte|
December 7, 2009 – July 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Pat McCrory|
|Succeeded by||Patsy Kinsey|
Anthony Renard Foxx
April 30, 1971
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
|Alma mater||Davidson College
New York University
Anthony Renard Foxx (born April 30, 1971) is an American politician. He was United States Secretary of Transportation from 2013 through 2017. He served as the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, from 2009 to 2013.
On April 29, 2013, President Barack Obama said he would nominate Foxx to be the Secretary of Transportation. On June 27, 2013 the Senate confirmed the nomination of Foxx to the post of Secretary of Transportation on a vote of 100-0.
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