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United States Secretary of Transportation

The United States Secretary of Transportation is the head of the United States Department of Transportation. The Secretary is a member of the President's Cabinet.

Secretaries of Transportation
Name Term of Office President(s) served under
Alan Stephenson Boyd[?] January 16, 1967 - January 20, 1969 Lyndon Johnson
John Anthony Volpe[?] January 22, 1969 - February 1, 1973 Richard Nixon
Claude Stout Brinegar[?] February 2, 1973 - February 1, 1975 Richard Nixon
William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr.[?] March 7, 1975 - January 20, 1977 Gerald Ford
Brock Adams[?] January 23, 1977 - July 20, 1979 Jimmy Carter
Neil Edward Goldschmidt[?] August 15, 1979 - January 20, 1981 Jimmy Carter
Andrew Lindsay Lewis, Jr.[?] January 23, 1981 - February 1, 1983 Ronald Reagan
Elizabeth Hanford Dole February 7, 1983 - September 30, 1987 Ronald Reagan
James Horace Burnley IV[?] December 2, 1987 - January 30, 1989 Ronald Reagan
Samuel Knox Skinner[?] February 6, 1989 - December 13, 1991 George H. W. Bush
Andrew Hill Card, Jr. February 24, 1992 - January 20, 1993 George H. W. Bush
Federico Fabian Peņa[?] January 21, 1993 - February 14, 1997 Bill Clinton
Rodney Earl Slater[?] February 14, 1997 - January 20, 2001 Bill Clinton
Norman Yoshio Mineta January 25, 2001 - present George W. Bush

Acting Secretaries of Transportation
Name Year Acted from
John W. Barnum[?] 1975 February 2 to March 6
W. Graham Claytor, Jr.[?] 1979 July 21 to August 14
James Horace Burnley IV[?] 1987 October 1 to December 2
James B. Busey IV[?] 1991-1992 December 14 to February 23
Mortimer L. Downey[?] 2001 January 21 to January 24



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