Jack Lew facts for kids
|75th United States Secretary of the Treasury|
February 28, 2013
|Preceded by||Timothy Geithner|
|Succeeded by||Steven Mnuchin (designate)|
|25th White House Chief of Staff|
January 27, 2012 – January 25, 2013
|Preceded by||William Daley|
|Succeeded by||Denis McDonough|
|Director of the Office of Management and Budget|
November 18, 2010 – January 27, 2012
|Preceded by||Jeffrey Zients (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Jeffrey Zients (Acting)|
May 21, 1998 – January 19, 2001
|Preceded by||Franklin Raines|
|Succeeded by||Mitch Daniels|
|Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources|
January 28, 2009 – November 18, 2010
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Nides|
Jacob Joseph Lew
August 29, 1955
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Carleton College
Georgetown University Law Center
Jacob Joseph "Jack" Lew (born August 29, 1955) is an American attorney who was the 76th United States Secretary of the Treasury, serving from 2013 to 2017. He served as the 25th White House Chief of Staff from 2012 to 2013. Lew previously served as Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Clinton and Obama Administrations, and is a member of the Democratic Party.
On January 10, 2013, Lew was nominated as the replacement for retiring Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, to serve in President Barack Obama's second term. On February 27, 2013, the Senate confirmed Lew for the position. He was sworn in the following day, and served until the conclusion of the Obama administration with the inauguration of Donald Trump. He was immediately replaced on an interim basis by Adam Szubin, before being officially succeeded as Secretary of the Treasury by Steve Mnuchin.
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Lew with former Chair of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen at the Combined Press Information Center in Baghdad, July 27, 2010
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