Leon Panetta

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Birthday
28, 1938
Birthplace
Monterey, CA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Monterey, CA

About

American politician who has served as a member of the House of Representatives, the Director of the CIA, and the Secretary of Defense. He was also the White House Chief of Staff during the Clinton Administration from 1994 to 1997.

Before Fame

He served in the US Army from 1964 to 1966 and received the Army Commendation Medal.

Trivia

As director of the CIA he was in charge of the U.S. military operation that led to Osama bin Laden's death.

Family Life

His parents were Italian immigrants from Siderno.

Associated With

He was succeeded by David Petraeus as the Director of the CIA.