Jennifer Mulhern Granholm is a Canadian-American politician, lawyer, educator, author, and political commentator. A member of the Democratic Party, she was Attorney General of Michigan from 1999 to 2003 and the 47th Governor of Michigan from 2003 to 2011. She was the first female to serve as Michigan's governor. In January 2017, she was hired as a CNN political contributor. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Granholm moved from Canada to California at age four. She graduated from San Carlos High School and briefly attempted an acting career, then held a variety of jobs before attending the University of California, Berkeley. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 and then a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
|Born:||February 5, 1959, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Education:||University of California, Berkeley (BA), Harvard University (JD)|
|Preceded by:||John Engler|
|Succeeded by:||Rick Snyder|
|Twitter:||Jennifer Granholm's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Jennifer Granholm's Facebook profile|
About Jennifer Granholm
Canadian-born American politician who was the first female governor of Michigan, an office she held from 2003 to 2011. After leaving politics she became the host of The War Room with Jennifer Granholm on Current TV.
She became a naturalized US citizen in 1980 at the age of 21.
She was only the second Canadian-born governor of a US state.
She coauthored the book A Governor's Story: The Fight for Jobs and America's Future with her husband Daniel Mulhern.
She was a member of the presidential transition team for Barack Obama before he took office.
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