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Shaun Donovan

Shaun Donovan
Personal data
Date of birthJanuary 24, 1966(age 51)
Place of birthNew York City, New York, United States
Political partyDemocratic Party
SpouseLiza Gilbert
Alma materHarvard University
15th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Assumed officeJanuary 26, 2009
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyRon Sims
Preceded bySteve Preston

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:Not to be confused with hockey player Shean Donovan.

Shaun L.S. Donovan (born January 24, 1966) is the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, serving in the cabinet of President Barack Obama. Prior to this he headed the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development. On December 13, 2008, in his weekly national radio address, President-elect Barack Obama announced that he would appoint Donovan to his cabinet. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate through unanimous consent on January 22, 2009 and sworn-in on January 26.

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