Kathleen Sebelius

American politician

Kathleen Sebelius (born May 15, 1948)[1] is an American politician. She was the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2009 to 2014. Before becoming the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sebelius was a governor from Kansas.[2] Time Magazine listed Sebelius as one of America's five best governors in 2005.[3] Sebelius is a Democrat. She resigned on April 10, 2014.

Kathleen Sebelius
Kathleen Sebelius official portrait.jpg
21st United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
In office
April 28, 2009 – June 9, 2014
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyBill Corr
Preceded byMike Leavitt
Succeeded bySylvia Mathews Burwell
44th Governor of Kansas
In office
January 13, 2003 – April 28, 2009
LieutenantJohn Moore
Mark Parkinson
Preceded byBill Graves
Succeeded byMark Parkinson
23rd Insurance Commissioner of Kansas
In office
January 9, 1995 – January 13, 2003
GovernorBill Graves
Preceded byRonald Todd
Succeeded bySandy Praeger
Personal details
Born
Kathleen Gilligan

(1948-05-15) May 15, 1948 (age 71)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Gary Sebelius
Alma materTrinity Washington University
University of Kansas, Lawrence

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kathleen Sebelius News - The New York Times". topics.nytimes.com. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved February 21, 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)
  2. "Biography : Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health & Human Services". hhs.gov. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved February 21, 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)
  3. "America's 5 Best Governors - TIME". time.com. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved February 21, 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)