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Henry M. Paulson
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74th United States Secretary of the Treasury
In office
July 3, 2006 – January 20, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by John W. Snow
Succeeded by Timothy Geithner
Personal details
Born (1946-03-28) March 28, 1946 (age 75)
Palm Beach, Florida
Political party Republican (United States)
Spouse(s) Wendy Paulson
Children Henry Merritt Paulson III
Amanda Clark Paulson
Alma mater Dartmouth College, Harvard University
Profession Investment banker

Henry Merritt "Hank" Paulson Jr. (born March 28, 1946) was the United States Treasury Secretary from 2006 to 2009 and member of the International Monetary Fund Board of Governors. He previously served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs.

Paulson is co-chair with Tom Steyer and Michael Bloomberg for a report called Risky Business by a coalition of top U.S. political and economic leaders from the political left, right, and center on the dire economic consequences from climate change (global warming), from lost property to ruined crops.

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