BirthdayAugust 8, 1942
BirthplaceDetroit, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About James Blanchard

    Full name: James Blanchard
    Also known as: James Blanchard, Blanchard, James, James "Jim" Blanchard
    Education: University of Minnesota Law School
    Professions: American politician

  2. James Blanchard Biography

    James Johnston "Jim" Blanchard (born August 8, 1942) is an American politician from Michigan. A Democrat, Blanchard has served in the United States House of Representatives, as the 45th Governor of Michigan, and as United States Ambassador to Canada.Blanchard attended the public schools in Ferndale, Michigan. He received a B.A. from Michigan State University in 1964. He also earned a MBA from the same school in 1965. Blanchard received a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1968 and was admitted to the Michigan bar in the same year. He commenced practice in Lansing and served as legal advisor to the Michigan Secretary of State, 1968–1969. He was Assistant Attorney General of Michigan, 1969–1974, administrative assistant to the attorney general, 1970–1971, and assistant deputy attorney general, 1971–1972. In 1974 he joined the law firm of Beer and Boltz, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

  3. James Blanchard Family

    Spouse: Paula Blanchard Janet Blanchard

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