Gale Ann Norton served as the 48th United States Secretary of the Interior from 2001 to 2006 under President George W. Bush. She was the first woman to hold the position. Previously, Norton had served as Colorado's Attorney General.
|Born:||March 11, 1954, Wichita, Kansas, U.S.|
|Political party:||Republican, Libertarian (Formerly)|
|Education:||University of Denver (BA, JD)|
|President:||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by:||Bruce Babbitt|
|Succeeded by:||Dirk Kempthorne|
About Gale Norton
Former Attorney General of Colorado and the 48th US Scretary of the Interior from 2001 to 2006.
She graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Denver in 1975.
She was the first woman to hold the position of Secretary of the Interior.
She divorced her first husband Harold Everett Reed when he was outed as a homosexual by the local gay newspaper.
She was appointed US Secretary of the Interior by President George W. Bush in 2001.
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- Politicians from Wichita, Kansas
- Women members of the Cabinet of the United States
- Sturm College of Law alumni
- Royal Dutch Shell people
- United States Secretaries of the Interior
- Female interior ministers
- Federalist Society members
- Colorado Republicans
- University of Denver alumni
- American libertarians