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James J. Blanchard

James J. BlanchardAKA James Johnston Blanchard

Born: 8-Aug-1942
Birthplace: Detroit, MI

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Michigan, 1983-91

Michigan Chairman of Bill Clinton's 1992 campaign. Partner, DLA-Piper.

Father: James Robert Blanchard
Mother: Rosalie Johnston
Wife: Paula Barker (m. 1966, div.)
Wife: Janet Eifert Fox (m. 2-Sep-1989)

    University: BA History, Michigan State University (1964)
    University: MBA, Michigan State University (1965)
    Law School: JD, University of Minnesota Law School (1968)

    DLA Piper Partner, DLA Piper US LLP (2002-)
    Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand Partner (1996-2002)
    US Ambassador to Canada (1993-96)
    Governor of Michigan (1-Jan-1983 to 1-Jan-1991)
    US Congressman, Michigan 18th (1975-83)
    Michigan State Official Assistant Attorney General (1969-74)
    American Bar Association
    Biden for President
    Campaign for American Leadership in the Middle East
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    Council of American Ambassadors
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Forward Together PAC
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Friends of Hillary
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Clinton for President
    John Kerry for President
    Kerry Victory 2004
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Hillraiser 2008
    Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

    Gypo (11-May-2005)
    Roger & Me (9-Sep-1989) · Himself
    Tanner '88 (15-Feb-1988) · Himself

Author of books:
Behind the Embassy Door (1997)

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