David J. Ryder

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David J. Ryder
David J. Ryder official photo.jpg
34th and 39th Director of the US Mint
Assumed office
April 12, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byEdmund C. Moy
In office
September 1992 – November 24, 1993
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton
Preceded byDonna Pope
Succeeded byPhilip N. Diehl
Personal details
Born (1955-10-14) October 14, 1955 (age 63)
EducationBoise State University

David J. Ryder (born October 14, 1955) is the current Director of the United States Mint. He formerly was in the same position from 1992 to 1993.


David J. Ryder was born in Billings, Montana on October 14, 1955.[1] He attended Boise State University.[1]

Ryder worked for the United States Department of Commerce as deputy commissioner general of the U.S. Pavilion at the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition 1983–84, and then commissioner general 1984–85.[1] From 1985 to 1986, he worked in the Office of the Vice President of the United States as Director of Advance.[1] He was director of operations for TCOM Systems, Inc. from 1986 to 1988.[1]

He was director of operations of the 1988 Republican National Convention.[1] After George H. W. Bush won the 1988 U.S. presidential election, Ryder was director of management and operations for Bush's transition team.[1] From 1989 to 1990, he was Deputy Chief of Staff of the Office of the Vice President of the United States.[1] From 1990 to 1991, he was Deputy Treasurer of the United States.[1]

In 1991, President Bush nominated Ryder to be Director of the United States Mint and he subsequently held this office from September 1992 to November 1993 via a recess appointment. In 2017, Ryder was again nominated as Director of the United States Mint by President Donald Trump and confirmed by a voice vote on March 21, 2018.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "George Bush: Nomination of David J. Ryder To Be Director of the Mint". www.presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/president-donald-j-trump-announces-intent-nominate-personnel-key-administration-posts-19/

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Government offices
Preceded by
Donna Pope
Director of the United States Mint
Succeeded by
Philip N. Diehl
Preceded by
Edmund C. Moy
Director of the United States Mint