Kathleen Sebelius

Born:May 15, 1948 (age 76)
Career:U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 2009 - 2014
Governor of Kansas, 2003-2009
Kansas insurance commissioner, 1995-2003
Kansas House of Representatives, 1987-1995
Education:B.A., Trinity Washington University
M.B.A., University of Kansas

Kathleen Sebelius served as the U.S. secretary of health and human services (HHS) from April 28, 2009 to April 13, 2014.

Sebelius was born May 15, 1948, in Cincinnati, Ohio. She earned a bachelor's degree from Trinity Washington University in 1970 and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kansas in 1977.

Sebelius served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1987-1995, then served as Kansas insurance commissioner from 1995-2003. She was elected governor of Kansas in 2002, the first daughter of a governor to be elected governor in American history. Her father, John Gilligan, served as Ohio's governor from 1971-1975.

After leaving the cabinet, Sebelius founded and became CEO of Sebelius Resources LLC.


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