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Carla Anderson Hills

American lawyer and Secretary of Housing

Carla Anderson Hills (born January 3, 1934) is an American lawyer and a public figure. She served as United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Gerald Ford administration and as U.S. Trade Representative. She was the first woman to serve as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the third woman to serve as a cabinet officer.[1]

Carla Anderson Hills
Carla A. Hills official portrait.jpg
Chair of the Council on Foreign Relations
Assumed office
June 30, 2007
PresidentRichard Haass
Preceded byPeter Peterson
5th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
In office
March 10, 1975 – January 20, 1977
PresidentGerald Ford
Preceded byJames Thomas Lynn
Succeeded byPatricia Roberts Harris
10th United States Trade Representative
In office
1989–1993
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byClayton Keith Yeutter
Succeeded byMickey Kantor
Personal details
Born
Carla Anderson

(1934-01-03) January 3, 1934 (age 85)
Los Angeles, California
Spouse(s)Roderick M. Hills
Children4
ResidenceWashington DC
Alma materOxford University
Stanford University
Yale Law School
Professionlaw

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