Profession: 82nd Attorney General of the United States
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.
- 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