|82nt Unitit States Attorney General|
Februar 3, 2009 – April 27, 2015
David W. Ogden|
James M. Cole
|Precedit bi||Michael Mukasey|
|Succeedit bi||Loretta Lynch|
|Unitit States Deputy Attorney General|
Juin 13, 1997 – Januar 20, 2001
|Precedit bi||Jamie Gorelick|
|Succeedit bi||Larry Thompson|
Eric Himpton Holder, Jr.|
21 Januar 1951
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia Varsity (BA, J.D.)|
Eric Himpton Holder, Jr. (born Januar 21, 1951) is the 82nt Attorney General o the Unitit States, in affice frae 2009 tae 2015. Holder, servin in the admeenistration o Preses Barack Obama, is the first African American tae hauld the poseetion o U.S. Attorney General.
Holder previously served as a judge o the Superior Coort o the District o Columbie an a Unitit States Attorney. While in that poseetion, he prosecutit Congressman Dan Rostenkowski (D- Illinois) for corruption charges relatit tae his role in the Congressional Post Affice scandal. Later, he wis Deputy Attorney General o the Unitit States an wirked at the law firm o Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. He wis senior legal advisor tae Barack Obama durin Obama's presidential campaign an ane o three members o Obama's vice-presidential selection committee.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Johnson, Carrie (February 3, 2009). "Holder Confirmed As the First Black Attorney General: Nominee Overcame Objections in GOP". The Washington Post. pp. Page A02. Retrieved July 3, 2009.