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Eric Himpton Holder, Jr.

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Birthplace: Bronx, New York, Bronx County, New York, United States
Death: July 11, 2010 (59)
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Son of Eric Himpton Holder, Sr. and Helen G. Holder
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Brother of Ivy Eileen Bannister; Private User; Private; Calvin Smith; Glen Smith and 15 others

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About Eric Holder, United States Attorney General

Eric Himpton Holder, Jr. (born January 21, 1951) served as the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, from 2009 to 2015. Holder, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama, is the first African American to hold the position of U.S. Attorney General.

Holder previously served as a judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and a United States Attorney. While a U.S. Attorney, he prosecuted Congressman Dan Rostenkowski (D–Illinois) for corruption charges related to his role in the Congressional Post Office scandal. Later, he was Deputy Attorney General of the United States and worked at the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. He was senior legal advisor to Barack Obama during Obama's presidential campaign and one of three members of Obama's vice-presidential selection committee. During the Fast and Furious investigation, he became the only cabinet member in U.S. history to be held in contempt of Congress.

He was succeeded by Loretta Lynch on April 27, 2015.

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Eric Holder, United States Attorney General's Timeline

1951
January 21, 1951
New York, Bronx County, New York, United States
2010
July 11, 2010
Age 59