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Kevin McAleenan
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Acting United States Secretary of Homeland Security
In office
April 11, 2019 – November 13, 2019
President Donald Trump
Deputy David Pekoske (acting)
Preceded by Kirstjen Nielsen
Succeeded by Chad Wolf (acting)
Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Assumed office
January 20, 2017
Acting: January 20, 2017 – March 20, 2018
President Donald Trump
Deputy Randolph Alles (acting)
Ron Vitiello
Robert Perez (acting)
Preceded by Gil Kerlikowske
Personal details
Born September 5, 1971 (1971-09-05) (age 49)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Education Amherst College (BA)
University of Chicago (JD)
Awards Service to America Award (2005)
Presidential Rank Award (2015)

Kevin K. McAleenan (born September 5, 1971) is an American attorney and former government official who served as the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security from April 2019 through November 2019.

McAleenan resigned on October 11, 2019, with Trump stating that McAleenan wanted to "spend more time with his family and go to the private sector."

Political offices
Preceded by
Gil Kerlikowske
Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection
2017–present
Acting: 2017–2018
Incumbent
Preceded by
Kirstjen Nielsen
United States Secretary of Homeland Security
Acting

2019–present
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