Janet Reno

former Attorney General of the United States (1938-2016)

Janet Reno (June 21, 1938 – November 7, 2016) was the United States Attorney General from 1993 to 2001, under President Bill Clinton. She was the first woman to ever have this job.[1]

Janet Reno
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78th United States Attorney General
In office
March 11, 1993 – January 20, 2001
Preceded byWilliam Barr
Succeeded byJohn Ashcroft
Personal details
Born(1938-07-21)July 21, 1938
Miami, Florida,
United States
DiedNovember 7, 2016 (aged 78)
Miami, Florida,
United States
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materCornell University
Harvard Law School

Reno died on November 7, 2016 from complications of Parkinson's disease, aged 78.


  1. "Janet Reno". Washington Post. Retrieved 13 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)