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Jennifer Granholm
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16th United States Secretary of Energy
Assumed office
February 25, 2021
President Joe Biden
Deputy David Turk (nominee)
Preceded by Dan Brouillette
47th Governor of Michigan
In office
January 1, 2003 – January 1, 2011
Lieutenant John Cherry
Preceded by John Engler
Succeeded by Rick Snyder
51st Attorney General of Michigan
In office
January 1, 1999 – January 1, 2003
Governor John Engler
Preceded by Frank J. Kelley
Succeeded by Mike Cox
Personal details
Born February 5, 1959 (1959-02-05) (age 62)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Daniel Mulhern
Children 3
Education University of California, Berkeley (BA)
Harvard University (JD)
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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.

On December 15, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden nominated Granholm to be Secretary of Energy. Her nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 25, 2021 with a 64-35 vote.

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