Scott McClellan and Family
A telling timeline of McClellan's life
Fri., June 20, 2008
Father: Oliver Barr McClellan Attorney and author, attorney for National Labor Relations Board and Federal Power Commission under President Lyndon Baines Johnson
Brad McClellan: Attorney, former assistant Texas attorney general, campaign manager for Keeton's 2006 gubernatorial run
Dr. Mark McClellan: Director of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institute, director of Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2004-06), commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2002-04), White House senior director for health care policy (2001-02), deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury (1998-99)
Dudley McClellan: Attorney, assistant chief disciplinary counsel for the State Bar of Texas
A brief chronology:
Feb. 14, 1968: Born in Austin. Later attends Casis Elementary School, Baker Sixth Grade Center, Austin High School, and UT-Austin; becomes president of the Baker student council and Austin High student body.
1988: Votes for George Herbert Walker Bush in presidential election.
1989: Resigns as president of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity in protest over continued hazing.
1990: Part-time press assistant for Clayton Williams' unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign.
1991: Graduates from UT with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts.
1992: Campaign manager for Tom Haywood's unsuccessful Senate campaign; first meets Karl Rove and volunteers on Kay Bailey Hutchison's first Senate run; leaves before election day to work on tort reform.
1994: Campaign spokesman for mother's successful run for Railroad commissioner.
1995: Chief of staff for Sen. Tom Haywood, R-Wichita Falls.
1996: Chief spokesman, mother's re-election campaign for Railroad commission; later joins Lower Colorado River Authority in governmental affairs position.
1998: Chief spokesman for mother's successful run for comptroller.
1999: Gubernatorial spokesman, Gov. George Bush.
2000: Traveling press secretary, Bush-Cheney 2000 campaign.
2001: Deputy assistant to the president and principal deputy press secretary.
June 20, 2003: President Bush appoints McClellan as assistant to the president and White House press secretary.
July 15, 2003: First day as press secretary.
Aug. 22, 2003: Holds his first press conference aboard Air Force One.
April 9, 2006: McClellan announces resignation from Bush staff.
May 9, 2006: Holds final press conference with Julie Goon, director of Medicare Outreach for the Department of Health and Human Services; the final question concerns the administration's stance on Iran's nuclear program.
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