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Preston "Pete" Geren
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 12th district
In office
Preceded by Jim Wright
Succeeded by Kay Granger
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Political party Democratic

Preston M. Geren, III (born January 29, 1952 in Fort Worth, Texas) was the 20th United States Secretary of the Army from 16 July 2007 to 16 September 2009.

He had already been acting United States Secretary of the Air Force, between 29 July 2005 and position he served in until the confirmation of his successor Michael Wynne on 4 November 2005.

Geren was also a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas.

He is currently president of the Sid W. Richardson Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas and chair of the Institute for Defense Analyses in Alexandria, Virginia.

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