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Anthony Foxx
17th United States Secretary of Transportation
Incumbent
Assumed office
July 2, 2013
President Barack Obama
Deputy John Porcari
Victor Mendez
Preceded by Ray LaHood
54th Mayor of Charlotte
In office
December 7, 2009 – July 1, 2013
Preceded by Pat McCrory
Succeeded by Patsy Kinsey
Personal details
Born Anthony Renard Foxx
April 30, 1971 (1971-04-30) (age 48)
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Samara Ryder
Alma mater Davidson College
New York University

Anthony Renard Foxx (born April 30, 1971) is an American politician. He is the current United States Secretary of Transportation since 2013. He served as the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, from 2009 to 2013.

On April 29, 2013, President Barack Obama said he would nominate Foxx to be the Secretary of Transportation.[1][2] On June 27, 2013 the Senate confirmed the nomination of Foxx to the post of Secretary of Transportation on a vote of 100-0.[3]

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