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Shirley Hufstedler

Shirley Hufstedler
Personal data
Date of birthAugust 24, 1925(age 91)
Place of birthDenver, Colorado, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
Alma materUniversity of New Mexico
Stanford University
1st United States Secretary of Education
In officeNovember 30, 1979 - January 20, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Succeeded byTerrel Bell
Preceded byPosition established
Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
In officeSeptember 12, 1968 - November 30, 1979
Nominated byLyndon Johnson
Succeeded byRobert Boochever
Preceded bySeat established

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Shirley Ann Mount Hufstedler (born August 24, 1925) is an American lawyer who served as the first United States Secretary of Education, under President Jimmy Carter.

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