Jennifer Granholm

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Jennifer M. Granholm
47th Governor of Michigan
In office
January 1, 2003 – January 1, 2011
Lieutenant John D. Cherry
Preceded by John Engler
Succeeded by Rick Snyder
51st Michigan Attorney General
In office
January 1, 1999 – January 1, 2003
Preceded by Frank J. Kelley
Succeeded by Mike Cox
Personal details
Born February 5, 1959 (1959-02-05) (age 55)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Daniel Mulhern
Children Kathryn
Cecelia
Jack
Residence Northville, Michigan
Alma mater Harvard Law School (J.D.)
University of California, Berkeley (B.A.)
Profession Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholic

Jennifer Granholm (b. 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.