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Elaine Lan Chao

Chinese: 趙小蘭 (Elaine)
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Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
Immediate Family:

Daughter of <private> Chao and Ruth Mulan Chu Chao
Wife of Mitch McConnell, U.S. Senator
Sister of Jeanette C. Chao; <private> 趙 (Chao); <private> 趙 (Chao); <private> 趙 (Chao) and <private> Wasserstein (Chao)

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    • <private> Chao
      parent
    • <private> 趙 (Chao)
      sibling
    • <private> 趙 (Chao)
      sibling
    • <private> 趙 (Chao)
      sibling
    • <private> Wasserstein (Chao)
      sibling
    • <private> McConnell
      stepchild
    • <private> McConnell
      stepchild
    • <private> McConnell
      stepchild

About Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Elaine Lan Chao served as the 24th United States Secretary of Labor in the Cabinet of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2009. She was the first Asian Pacific American woman and first Chinese American to be appointed to a President's cabinet in American history. Chao was the only cabinet member to serve under George W. Bush for his entire administration. She is married to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), the current U.S. Senate Majority Leader. She was confirmed on January 31, 2017 as the 18th United States Secretary of Transportation.

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Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation's Timeline

1953
March 26, 1953
Taipei, Taiwan