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Leon Panetta is an American based politician. He had served different public office ranks, which includes Secretary of Defense, Director of the CIA, White House Chief of Staff, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, US Representative of California. Also, he served as a member of the United States House of Representatives, Bill Clinton’s Chief of Staff. He laid the foundation of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy.
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Panetta started his political career around 1966 when be became the legislative assistant for Republican Senator Thomas Kuchel. Kuchel was a United State Senate Minority Whip from California who was greatly admired as “a tremendous role model” by Panetta. Again in 1966, he joined the assistance position of Robert H.Finch, who was the Secretary of the Health, Education, and Welfare Department of the United States.
Family and Personal Life
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Panetta tied the knot with Sylvia Marie Varni. She had been administering his house districts during his tenure in Congress. The duo settled down in the twelve-acre walnut farm of Panetta in the Caramel Valley, California. Panetta has three sons. He is also the grandpa to six of his grandsons. Panetta’s youngest son Jimmy was elected for the American House of Representatives from California in 2016.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Sylvia Marie Varni (m. 1962)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Jimmy, Christopher, Carmelo)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Leon Edward Panetta|
|Age (as of today)||84 years|
|Date of Birth||June 28, 1938|
|Place of Birth||Monterey, California, United States|
|Height||1.7 m, 5 feet 7 inches|
|Weight||75 kg, 165.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$5 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Leon Panetta's height is pretty average measuring 1.7 m. Leon Panetta weighs 75 kg. Being born on June 28, 1938, translates to an age of 84 years as of todays date (February 4, 2023).
You know, one thing I’ve learned over 40 years is that when you have jobs in Washington, you do it day by day and that’s what I’m doing as secretary of defense.Leon Panetta
It doesn’t make a lot of sense for us to borrow money from the Chinese to go give to another country for humanitarian aid. We ought to get the Chinese to take care of the people.Leon Panetta
I mean, the Taliban, my view is that they have been weakened.Leon Panetta
I don’t engage in hypotheticals.Leon Panetta
Unfortunately these days, there is a hell of a lot that keeps me awake.Leon Panetta