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Marty Walsh
Walsh in 2015
Walsh in 2015
29th United States Secretary of Labor
Assumed office
March 23, 2021
President Joe Biden
Deputy Julie Su (nominee)
Preceded by Eugene Scalia
54th Mayor of Boston
In office
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
In office
April 12, 1997 – January 3, 2014
Preceded by James T. Brett
Succeeded by Daniel J. Hunt
Personal details
Born
Martin Joseph Walsh

April 10, 1967 (1967-04-10) (age 54)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political party Democratic
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.

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