Rick Snyder

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Rick Snyder
Rick Snyder in 2013.jpg
48th Governor of Michigan
In office
January 1, 2011 – January 1, 2019
LieutenantBrian Calley
Preceded byJennifer Granholm
Succeeded byGretchen Whitmer
Personal details
Richard Dale Snyder

(1958-08-19) August 19, 1958 (age 62)
Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Sue Snyder
EducationUniversity of Michigan, Ann

Richard Dale Snyder[1] (born August 19, 1958) is an American politician, business executive, venture capitalist, and accountant who was the 48th Governor of Michigan. A member of the Republican Party, he became governor on January 1, 2011 and left office on January 1, 2019.

A report by the University of Michigan School of Public Health concluded Snyder has "significant legal responsibility" for the Flint water crisis, exposing 6,000 to 12,000 Flint children to lead. [2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Luke, Peter (January 1, 2011). "Gov. Rick Snyder celebrates taking office with 'clean slate' at Inauguration". Mlive.com. Retrieved March 20, 2011.
  2. Fonger, Ron (February 20, 2018). "UM report: Gov. Snyder bears 'significant legal responsibility' for Flint water crisis".