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Leon Panetta

Leon PanettaAKA Leon Edward Panetta

Born: 28-Jun-1938
Birthplace: Monterey, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Defense, 2011-13

Military service: US Army (1963-65, 1st Lt.)

Father: Carmelo Frank Panetta
Mother: Carmelina Maria Prochilo
Wife: Sylvia Marie Varni (m. 14-Jul-1962, three sons)
Son: Christopher Edward (b. 10-May-1963)
Son: Carmelo James (b. 19-Jul-1964)
Son: James Varni (b. 1-Oct-1969)

    High School: Monterey Union High School, Monterey, CA (1956)
    University: BA Political Science, University of Santa Clara (1960)
    Law School: JD, Santa Clara Law School (1963)
    Administrator: Dir., Panetta Institute for Public Policy, California State University Monterey Bay (1998-)
    Administrator: Trustee, University of Santa Clara

    US Secretary of Defense (1-Jul-2011 to 27-Feb-2013)
    CIA Director (13-Feb-2009 to 1-Jul-2011)
    White House Chief of Staff (17-Jul-1994 to 20-Jan-1997)
    US Director, Office of Management and Budget (1993-94)
    US Congressman, California 17th (1993, resigned)
    US Congressman, California 16th (1977-93)
    Panetta, Thompson & Panetta Partner (1971-76)
    British Petroleum Advisory Council (2007-09)
    Bread for the World Board of Directors
    Bretton Woods Committee
    Campaign for American Leadership in the Middle East
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    Center for National Policy Former Chairman
    Close Up Foundation Board of Directors
    Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Co-Chairman
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Gephardt for President
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    Junior Statesmen Foundation Board of Trustees
    Partnership for Public Service Board of Governors
    Member of the Board of New York Stock Exchange (1997-2003)
    Member of the Board of Zenith National Insurance (2000-)
    Iraq Study Group
    Funeral: Ted Kennedy (2009)
    House Banking Scandal 12 overdrawn checks
    Italian Ancestry

Author of books:
Bring Us Together (1971)

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