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Mary Amelia Bomar was the 17th Director of the National Park Service of the United States. Raised in Leicester, England, United Kingdom. Bomar became a U.S. citizen in 1977. On September 5, 2006, she was nominated by George W. Bush
George W. Bush
as the Director of the National Park Service, succeeding Fran P. Mainella. Following Senate confirmation, she was sworn into office on October 17, 2006 by United States Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne
Dirk Kempthorne
at Independence Square in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1] She retired from federal service on January 20, 2009.[2] Prior to nomination, Bomar served as the Regional Director for the Park Service's Northeast Region. From 2003 to 2005, Bomar was superintendent of Independence National Historical Park, and previously superintendent at Oklahoma City National Memorial. References[edit]

United States
United States
Department of the Interior. "Kempthorne Praises President's Nomination of Mary A. Bomar
Mary A. Bomar
to be Director of National Park Service". Archived from the original on September 25, 2006. Retrieved September 6, 2006.  United States
United States
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. "Senate Confirms Department of Interior Nominations, Including NPS Director". Retrieved October 10, 2006. 

^ National Park Service. " Mary A. Bomar
Mary A. Bomar
Sworn-In as Director of the National Park Service". Retrieved October 17, 2006.  ^ National Park Service. " National Park Service
National Park Service
Director Mary A. Bomar to Retire". Retrieved January 20, 2009. 

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Preceded by Fran P. Mainella Director of the National Park Service 2006 – 2009 Succeeded by Jonathan Jarvis

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Directors of the National Park Service
National Park Service
of the United States

Stephen Mather Horace M. Albright Arno B. Cammerer Newton B. Drury Arthur E. Demaray Conrad L. Wirth George B. Hartzog Jr. Ronald H. Walker Gary Everhardt William J. Whalen III Russell E. Dickenson William Penn Mott Jr. James M. Ridenour Roger G. Kennedy Robert Stanton Fran P. Mainella Mary A. Bomar Jonathan Jarvis

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