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Jack Lew
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75th United States Secretary of the Treasury
Assumed office
February 28, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Timothy Geithner
Succeeded by Steven Mnuchin (designate)
25th White House Chief of Staff
In office
January 27, 2012 – January 25, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by William Daley
Succeeded by Denis McDonough
Director of the Office of Management and Budget
In office
November 18, 2010 – January 27, 2012
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Jeffrey Zients (Acting)
Succeeded by Jeffrey Zients (Acting)
In office
May 21, 1998 – January 19, 2001
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Franklin Raines
Succeeded by Mitch Daniels
Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources
In office
January 28, 2009 – November 18, 2010
Secretary Hillary Clinton
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Thomas Nides
Personal details
Born
Jacob Joseph Lew

August 29, 1955 (1955-08-29) (age 63)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Ruth Schwartz
Alma mater Carleton College
Harvard University
Georgetown University Law Center
Profession Lawyer
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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.

Secretaries Lew and Kerry Pose With Chinese President Xi Before the Chinese Leader Addressed the Opening Session of the U.S.-China Strategic Dialogue in Beijing (27267963990)
Secretaries Lew and Kerry Pose With Chinese President Xi Before the Chinese Leader Addressed the Opening Session of the U.S.-China Strategic Dialogue in Beijing

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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