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Eric Holder

82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder

Profession: 82nd Attorney General of the United States

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: The 82nd Attorney General of the United States, he is the first African American to hold the position. He was also a senior legal advisor to Barack Obama during Obama's presidential campaign.

Born: January 21, 1951
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Age: 70 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius

Historical Events

  • 2009-02-03 Eric Holder becomes 82nd and 1st African American US Attoney General, succeeding Michael Mukasey
  • 2015-04-23 Loretta Lynch is confirmed as the first African-American woman as US Attorney-General, succeeding Eric Holder

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