Elaine Chao

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Person.png Elaine Chao   Powerbase Sourcewatch WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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BornElaine Lan Chao
1953-03-26
Taipei, Taiwan
Alma materMount Holyoke College, Harvard University
Parents • James Chao
• Ruth Chu
SpouseMitch McConnell
Member ofCouncil on Foreign Relations/Members
PartyRepublican

Employment.png United States Secretary of Transportation

In office
January 31, 2017 - January 11, 2021
Preceded byMichael Huerta

Employment.png United States Secretary of Labor Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
January 29, 2001 - January 20, 2009

Employment.png Director of the Peace Corps

In office
October 8, 1991 - November 13, 1992

Employment.png United States Deputy Secretary of Transportation

In office
April 19, 1989 - October 8, 1991

Employment.png Chair of the Federal Maritime Commission

In office
April 29, 1988 - April 19, 1989

Employment.png Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission

In office
April 29, 1988 - April 19, 1989

Elaine Chao has worked in the US federal government. She was in the cabinet of George W Bush and Donald Trump.

 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
WEF/Annual Meeting/202021 January 202024 January 2020World Economic Forum
Switzerland
This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21. January, coinciding with the start of the meeting.


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