Jennifer Granholm (born February 5, 1959) is a Canadian born American politician. Granholm is the 16th United States Secretary of Energy since 2021 under the Joe Biden administration. She was the Governor of Michigan from 2003 to 2011. Granholm was born in Canada and raised in California. She ran for governor of Michigan in 2002, even though she had lived in the state for less than 15 years.
|16th United States Secretary of Energy|
|Assumed office |
February 25, 2021
|Preceded by||Dan Brouillette|
|47th Governor of Michigan|
January 1, 2003 – January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||John Engler|
|Succeeded by||Rick Snyder|
|51st Attorney General of Michigan|
January 1, 1999 – January 1, 2003
|Preceded by||Frank J. Kelley|
|Succeeded by||Mike Cox|
|Born||February 5, 1959|
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Education||University of California, Berkeley (BA)|
Harvard University (JD)
- Tyler Pager & Zack Colman (December 15, 2020). "Biden to tap former Michigan Gov. Granholm to lead Energy Department". Politico. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
- CNN, Jeff Zeleny, Dan Merica and Kate Sullivan. "Biden poised to nominate former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to lead Department of Energy". CNN. Retrieved 2020-12-16.
- "Senate confirms former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm as energy secretary". Axios. February 25, 2021. Retrieved February 25, 2021.