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Jennifer Granholm

Political commentator, former Michigan governor

Jennifer Granholm (born February 5, 1959) is a Canadian born American politician. She was the governor of the state 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.

Jennifer M. Granholm
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47th Governor of Michigan
In office
January 1, 2003 – January 1, 2011
LieutenantJohn D. Cherry
Preceded byJohn Engler
Succeeded byRick Snyder
51st Michigan Attorney General
In office
January 1, 1999 – January 1, 2003
Preceded byFrank J. Kelley
Succeeded byMike Cox
Personal details
Born (1959-02-05) February 5, 1959 (age 60)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Daniel Mulhern
ChildrenKathryn
Cecelia
Jack
ResidenceNorthville, Michigan
Alma materHarvard Law School (J.D.)
University of California, Berkeley (B.A.)
ProfessionLawyer