Mary Peters (politician) facts for kids
|15th United States Secretary of Transportation|
October 17, 2006 – January 20, 2009
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Norman Mineta|
|Succeeded by||Ray LaHood|
|Born||December 4, 1948
|Alma mater||University of Phoenix
Mary E. Peters (born December 4, 1948) was the United States Secretary of Transportation. She is the second woman and first Arizonan to hold the position. Peters joined the Arizona Department of Transportation in 1985, and was appointed by Gov. Jane Dee Hull to serve as its director in 1998. In 2006, President Bush appointed Peters as the Co-Vice Chairwoman of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission.
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