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Katherine Ortega
38th Treasurer of the United States
In office
September 26, 1983 – July 1, 1989
President Ronald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Bay Buchanan
Succeeded by Cathi Vásquez Villalpando
Personal details
Born July 16, 1934 (1934-07-16) (age 86)
Tularosa, New Mexico, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Lloyd Derrickson
Education Eastern New Mexico University (BA)

Katherine Dávalos Ortega (born July 16, 1934) is an American political figure. She was the 38th Treasurer of the United States from September 26, 1983 to July 1, 1989 under Presidents Ronald Reagan and then George H. W. Bush. Ortega also has the first female bank president in the state of California.

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