John Kerry

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John Kerry
John Kerry official Secretary of State portrait.jpg
68t Unitit States Secretar o State
In office
Februar 1, 2013 – Januar 20, 2017
PresesBarack Obama
DeputeWilliam Joseph Burns
Precedit biHillary Rodham Clinton
Succeedit biRex Tillerson
Unitit States Senator
frae Massachusetts
In office
Januar 3, 1985 – Februar 1, 2013
Precedit biPaul Tsongas
Succeedit biMo Cowan
Chairman o the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
In office
Januar 6, 2009 – Februar 1, 2013
Precedit biJoe Biden
Succeedit biBob Menendez
Chairman o the Senate Committee on Smaa Business an Entrepreneurship
In office
Januar 4, 2007 – Januar 3, 2009
Precedit biOlympia Snowe
Succeedit biMary Landrieu
In office
Juin 6, 2001 – Januar 3, 2003
Precedit biKit Bond
Succeedit biOlympia Snowe
In office
Januar 3, 2001 – Januar 20, 2001
Precedit biKit Bond
Succeedit biKit Bond
66t Lieutenant Govrenor o Massachusetts
In office
Mairch 6, 1983 – Januar 2, 1985
GovrenorMichael Dukakis
Precedit biThomas O'Neill
Succeedit biEvelyn Murphy
Personal details
BornJohn Forbes Kerry
(1943-12-11) 11 December 1943 (age 75)
Aurora, Colorado, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic
Spoose(s)Julia Thorne (1970–1988)
Teresa Heinz (1995–present)
BairnsAlexandra
Vanessa
John (Stepson)
André (Stepson)
Christopher (Stepson)
Alma materYale Varsity
Boston College
ReligionRoman Catholicism
AwairdsSilver Star Medal ribbon.svg Silver Star
Bronze Star Medal ribbon.svg Bronze Starn Medal
Purple Heart ribbon.svg Purpie Heart (3)
Signatur
Wabsteidhttp://state.gov/secretary
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit States o Americae
Service/branchFlag of the United States Navy.svg Unitit States Navy
Years o service1966–1978
RankUS-O3 insignia.svg Lieutenant
UnitUSS Gridley (DLG-21)
Coastal Squadron 1
CommandsPCF-44
PCF-94
Battles/warsVietnam War

John Kerry (John Forbes Kerry; 11 December 1943) is the Secretar o State o Americae an wis a senator frae Americae. He wis senator o Massachusetts frae 1985 tae 2013.