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Ray LaHood

Ray LaHood
Personal data
Date of birthDecember 6, 1945(age 71)
Place of birthPeoria, Illinois, United States
Political partyRepublican Party
SpouseKathy LaHood
Alma materBradley University
ReligionMaronite Catholicism
16th United States Secretary of Transportation
Assumed officeJanuary 22, 2009
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyJohn Porcari
Preceded byMary Peters
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois's 18th district
In officeJanuary 3, 1995 - January 3, 2009
Succeeded byAaron Schock
Preceded byBob Michel
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
In officeJanuary 4, 1982 - January 4, 1983

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Raymond H. "Ray" LaHood (born December 6, 1945) is a Republican politician from Illinois who is currently the United States Secretary of Transportation, having served since 2009. Previously, he represented the Illinois's 18th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives for seven terms (1995 2009).

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