Marty Walsh (politician) facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
Walsh in 2015
|29th United States Secretary of Labor|
March 23, 2021
|Deputy||Julie Su (nominee)|
|Preceded by||Eugene Scalia|
|54th Mayor of Boston|
January 6, 2014 – March 22, 2021
|Preceded by||Thomas Menino|
|Succeeded by||Kim Janey (acting)|
|Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 13th Suffolk district
April 12, 1997 – January 3, 2014
|Preceded by||James T. Brett|
|Succeeded by||Daniel J. Hunt|
Martin Joseph Walsh
April 10, 1967
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||Boston College (BA)|
Martin Joseph "Marty" Walsh (born April 10, 1967) is an American politician. Walsh is the 29th and current United States Secretary of Labor since March 23, 2021. He was the 54th Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 2014 until 2021. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1997 until 2014 and representing the Thirteenth Suffolk district.
On January 7, 2021 then President-elect Joe Biden nominated Walsh to be United States Secretary of Labor under his administration. The nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 22, 2021, by a vote of 68–29.
Images for kids
Walsh with United States Secretary of State John Kerry and Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi at the U.S.-China Climate-Smart Low-Carbon Cities Summit in Beijing