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Joel Kaplan

United States Marine Corps Officer
Male
Born 1970

Joel Kaplan was the White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy for U.S. President George W. Bush. The other Deputy Chief was Blake Gottesman, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. He took over policy planning from Karl Rove on April 19, 2006, as part of a staff shake-up by Josh Bolten, the White House Chief of Staff.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1970 Birth Born in 1970.

THIRTIES

2003 33 Years Old Prior to his appointment as a White House Deputy Chief of Staff, Kaplan had served as Deputy Director of the Office of Management And Budget (OMB) from August 2003, serving under Josh Bolten in his capacity as Director of the OMB. He had previously been a Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff from the start of the Bush administration up to that point. Before 2001, Kaplan had worked as a policy advisor on George W. Bush's 2000 Presidential campaign. … Read More
2006 36 Years Old …  He took over policy planning from Karl Rove on April 19, 2006, as part of a staff shake-up by Josh Bolten, the White House Chief of Staff.

FORTIES

2011 41 Years Old He is currently executive vice president of public policy and external affairs for Energy Future Holdings. On May 26, 2011, it was reported that Kaplan would be joining Facebook's Washington, DC office as vice president of U.S. public policy, effective June, 13, 2011. Kaplan married in early 2006.
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