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Elaine Duke
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United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
In office
April 10, 2017 – April 15, 2018
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Russell Deyo (Acting)
Succeeded by Claire Grady (Acting)
United States Secretary of Homeland Security
Acting
In office
July 31, 2017 – December 6, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by John F. Kelly
Succeeded by Kirstjen Nielsen
Personal details
Born 1958 (age 62–63)
Ohio, United States
Education Southern New Hampshire University (BS)
Chaminade University (MBA)

Elaine Costanzo Duke (born 1958) is an American civil servant. On January 30, 2017, she was nominated by President Donald Trump to become the United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security under John F. Kelly. She became acting United States Secretary of Homeland Security on July 31, 2017 when John F. Kelly assumed the office of White House Chief of Staff.

On February 23, 2018, she announced plans to retire from her position as Deputy Secretary in April of the same year, after serving in the federal government of the U.S. for over thirty years.

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