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Encyclopedia > Rosario Marin
Rosario Marin
Rosario Marin
Marin's distinctive signature, as used on U.S. currency
Marin's distinctive signature, as used on U.S. currency

Rosario Marin (originally: Marín) was the 41st Treasurer of the United States from August 21, 2001 to June 30, 2003 under President George W. Bush. Download high resolution version (550x738, 42 KB)Rosario Marin source: http://www. ... Download high resolution version (550x738, 42 KB)Rosario Marin source: http://www. ... Image File history File links Rosario_Marin_sig. ... Image File history File links Rosario_Marin_sig. ... The Treasurer of the United States is the only position within the United States Department of the Treasury older than the Department itself. ... August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ...

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Education

Marin is a graduate of California State University Los Angeles, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. She is also a graduate of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government Programs for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. On June 15, 2002, she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from her alma mater California State University, Los Angeles. The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... John F. Kennedy School of Government The John F. Kennedy School of Government is a public policy school and one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Public Service

Marin served as mayor and councilwoman of Huntington Park, California a city of 85,000 residents, with a population that is 99 percent Hispanic. She was first elected to the city council in 1994 and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 1999. Concurrently with serving the citizens of Huntington Park, Marin worked for AT&T as Public Relations Manager for the Hispanic Market in the Southern California Region. Huntington Park is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... The Hispanic world Hispanic (Spanish Hispano, from Latin Hispānus, adjective from Hispānia, Iberian Peninsula) is a term denoting a derivation from Spain, its people and culture. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... This article describes the present AT&T Inc. ... Southern California Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal or colloquially, the Southland, is an informal name for the megalopolis and nearby desert that occupies the southern-most quarter of the U.S. state of California. ...


During her tenure as mayor, she served as president of the Mayors and Councils Department as well as the vice chair of the Latino caucus for the League of California Cities.


In 1997 and 1998 she served as Deputy Director of the Governor's Office of Community Relations, in Los Angeles, as part of the administration of former Governor Pete Wilson. Prior to this, she served as Assistant Deputy Director of the California State Department of Social Services. 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Peter Barton Wilson (born August 23, 1933) is an American Republican politician from California. ...


As a result of having a son, Eric, with Down Syndrome, Marin has been very committed to serving people with disabilities.

  • Chair of the State of California Council on Developmental Disabilities from 1994 to 1997
  • Chief of legislative affairs at the Department of Developmental Services from 1992 to 1993
  • Member of the Special Olympics International Board of Directors

Her service for people with diabilities has earned her numerous awards including the distinguished Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Prize given to her at the United Nations in June 1995. Marin was only the second recipient to receive this honor. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Special Olympics is an international organization created to help people with intellectual disabilities develop self-confidence and social skills through sports training and competition. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Other appointments include

  • Chair of the Southeast Community Development Corporation
  • Member of the California Film Commission
  • Board of Governors for Community, Mission and Lincoln Hospitals and the National Association of Latino Elected Officials

Treasurer of the United States

Rosario Marin was sworn in as the 41st Treasurer of the United States by Secretary Paul O'Neill on August 16, 2001. Marin was born in Mexico City and is the first foreign born U.S. Treasurer to hold this office. She was the highest ranking Latina to serve in President George W. Bush's Administration. The Treasurer of the United States is the only position within the United States Department of the Treasury older than the Department itself. ... Paul H. ONeill Paul Henry ONeill (born December 4, 1935) served as the 72nd United States Secretary of the Treasury for part of President George W. Bushs first Administration. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced IPA: ) is the capital city of the nation of Mexico. ...


On December 13, 2004, Marin's successor to the position of U.S. Treasurer, Anna Escobedo Cabral, was finally confirmed, ending a nearly 18-month vacancy in that post. December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cabrals signature, as used on American currency Anna Escobedo Cabral (1959-) is the 42nd Treasurer of the United States, having been nominated to the position by President George W. Bush to succeed Rosario Marin. ...


Life after Treasurer of the United States

In March 2004 Marin made a bid for the United States Senate from California, but came in a distant second to Bill Jones in a 10 candidate Republican primary for the right to challenge incumbant senator Barbara Boxer. 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths • 08 Abu Abbas • 20 Queen Juliana • 28 Peter Ustinov • 30 Alistair Cooke More March 2004 deaths Ongoing events EU Enlargement Exploration of Mars: Rovers Haiti Rebellion Israeli-Palestinian conflict Occupation of Iraq Same-sex marriage in... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Bill Jones William Leon Jones (born December 20, 1949) is a U.S. politician who served as the 27th Secretary of State of California Born in Coalinga, California, Jones earned his bachelors degree in agribusiness and plant sciences from California State University, Fresno in 1971. ... Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is an American politician and the current junior U.S. Senator from the State of California. ...


Following her loss, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed her to the state's Integrated Waste Management Board in April 2004 [1]. She became chair of the board on September 21, 2004 [2]. This article is becoming very long. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born on July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and Republican politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths in April • 18 Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara • 19 Norris McWhirter • 22 Pat Tillman • 24 Estée Lauder Other recent deaths Ongoing events EU Enlargement Exploration of Mars: Rovers Haiti Rebellion Reconstruction of Iraq – Occupation & Resistance Israeli... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On January 31, 2006, Schwarzenegger announced his intention to appoint Marin as secretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency, an agency which responsible for civil rights enforcement, consumer protection and the licensing of 2.3 million Californians in more than 230 different professions. The position has an annual salary of $131,412, and required her to resign her position from the Integrated Waste Management Board [3]. January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Involvement in local politics

Rosario Marin continues to live in the city of Huntington Park, California, where she has great influence over local politics. In 2001 she endorsed Edward Escareno for his successful council race there. In 2003, while Marin was the U.S. Treasurer, she supported the successful slate of 3 candidates to Huntington Park's city council, that included John Noguez, Ofelia Hernandez and Mario Gomez, with Escareno, her protege, acting as the slate's campaign manager. Huntington Park is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Scandal

A website, WatchOurCity.com, broke a story in mid-January 2006 about the fact that Edward Escareno was quietly prosecuted by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office and convicted in Los Angeles County Superior court on December 20, 2005 for "Grand Theft", a felony. According to subsequent media reports in the Spanish daily newspaper La Opinion [4], the conviction was evidently kept a secret by both the Huntington Park city council and by the District Attorney's office in order to protect Rosario Marin's public image, as she is closely associated with Escareno, her protege. La Opinión is a Spanish language daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California and distributed throughout the six counties of Southern California. ...


Trivia

Overview Hispanic Business magazine, the flagship publication of Hispanic Business Inc. ... The Hispanic Business 100 Most Influential Hispanics is Hispanic Business magazines annual directory of the most influential Hispanics in the United States. ...

External links

  • United States Department of the Treasury
Preceded by:
Mary Ellen Withrow
Treasurer of the United States
20012003
Succeeded by:
Anna Escobedo Cabral

  Results from FactBites:
 
Rosario Marin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (809 words)
Rosario Marin (originally: Marín) was the 41st Treasurer of the United States from August 21, 2001 to June 30, 2003 under President George W. Bush.
Marin served as mayor and councilwoman of Huntington Park, California a city of 85,000 residents, with a population that is 99 percent Hispanic.
Rosario Marin was sworn in as the 41st Treasurer of the United States by Secretary Paul O'Neill on August 16, 2001.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans (331 words)
Rosario Marin, of Huntington Park, California, was sworn in as the 41st Treasurer of the United States by Secretary Paul O'Neill on August 16, 2001.
Marin served as mayor and councilwoman of Huntington Park, a city of 85,000 residents, with a population that is 99 percent Hispanic.
Marin served as the Chair of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities and previously was Chief of Legislative Affairs for the Department of Developmental Services.
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