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Spencer Abraham

Spencer AbrahamAKA Edmund Spencer Abraham

Born: 12-Jun-1952
Birthplace: East Lansing, MI

Gender: Male
Religion: Eastern Orthodox
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Energy, 2001-05

Two years as Deputy Chief of Staff to Vice President Dan Quayle. Senator from Michigan 1995-2001. As Senator, fought to abolish the Department of Energy. Appointed by George W. Bush as U.S. Secretary of Energy, 10 January 2001, resigned 2005.

Father: Eddie (autoworker, UAW member)
Mother: Juliette Sear
Wife: Jane Hershey (two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Julie (twin)
Daughter: Betsy (twin)
Son: Spencer Robert

    High School: East Lansing High School, East Lansing, MI
    University: Michigan State University (1974)
    Law School: JD, Harvard Law School (1978)

    US Secretary of Energy (2001-05)
    US Senator, Michigan (1995-2001)
    Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone Of Counsel (1992-94)
    Republican National Committee Co-Chairman (1990-92)
    US Official Deputy Chief of Staff to Vice President Dan Quayle (1990)
    Member of the Board of Occidental Petroleum (2005-)
    American Legislative Exchange Council
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Committee for Justice
    Federalist Society
    Fred Thompson PAC
    Hoover Institution Fellow
    Libby Legal Defense Trust Advisory Committee
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    Santorum 2006
    William S. Lee Award 2003
    Lebanese Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Obesity


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