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Jennifer Granholm
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United States Secretary of Energy
Assuming office
PresidentJoe Biden (elect)
SucceedingDan Brouillette
47th Governor of Michigan
In office
January 1, 2003 – January 1, 2011
LieutenantJohn Cherry
Preceded byJohn Engler
Succeeded byRick Snyder
51st Attorney General of Michigan
In office
January 1, 1999 – January 1, 2003
GovernorJohn Engler
Preceded byFrank J. Kelley
Succeeded byMike Cox
Personal details
Born (1959-02-05) February 5, 1959 (age 62)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Daniel Mulhern
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley (BA)
Harvard University (JD)

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.

On December 15, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden nominated Granholm to be Secretary of Energy.[1][2]