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Bobby Jindal Edit Profile

also known as Piyush Jindal

Governor of Louisiana

Bobby Jindal, American Governor of Louisiana. Named Louisiana's Most Outstanding Young Man, Junior Chamber of C., 1995; named one of The Politics 40 Under 40, TIME Magazine, 2010; named to All-United States of America First Academy Team, United States of America Today, 1992; recipient Jefferson award, National Institute Public Service, 1998; scholar, Rhodes Trust, 1992-1994.

Background

Jindal, Bobby was born on June 10, 1971 in Baton Rouge. Son of Amar and Raj Jindal.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Brown University, Providence, 1991. Master of Letters in Politics, Oxford University, England, 1994.

Career

Associate McKinsey & Company, Washington, 1994—1996. Secretary Louisiana Department Health & Hospitals, Baton Rouge, 1996—1998. Executive director National Bipartisan Commission Future of Medicare, Washington, 1998—1999.

President University Louisiana Systems, Baton Rouge, 1999—2001. Assistant secretary for planning & evaluation United States Department Health & Human Services, Washington, 2001—2003. Member from Louisiana 1st congressional district United States House of Representatives, 2005—2008.

Governor State of Louisiana, since 2008. Board directors Our Lady of Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, 2000—2001, Education Commission of States, 2000—2001.

Membership

Board directors Salvation Army, Baton Rouge, 1986—1987. Board directors Baton Rouge chapter Teach for America, 1997—1998, National Conference Cmty & Justice, 2000—2001. Member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis.

Connections

Married Supriya Jolly. Children: Selia, Shaan, Slade Ryan.

father:
Amar Jindal

mother:
Raj Jindal

spouse:
Supriya Jolly

children:
Selia Jindal

Shaan Jindal

Slade Ryan Jindal