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Jim Nicholson

Jim NicholsonAKA Robert James Nicholson

Born: 4-Feb-1938
Birthplace: Struble, IA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Military service: US Army (8 years in Vietnam as a paratrooper, 22 years in Army Reserve)

Knighted by Pope John Paul II in October, 2003.

Wife: Suzanne Marie Ferrell (artist, 3 children)
Son: Nick
Daughter: Katie

    University: US Military Academy, West Point (1961)
    University: MA, Columbia University
    University: JD, University of Denver Law School

    US Secretary of Veterans' Affairs (2005-07)
    US Ambassador to the Vatican (2001-05)
    Republican National Committee Chairman (1997-2000)
    Republican National Committee Vice-Chairman (1993-97)
    Republican National Committee Committeeman from Colorado (1986-93)
    It's My Party Too Board of Directors
    John Carroll Society Honorary Member
    Knights of Malta 1999
    Air Medal twice
    Bronze Star
    Combat Infantryman Badge
    Meritorious Service Medal
    Irish Ancestry
    Scottish Ancestry

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