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Spencer Abraham

Spencer Abraham is a Lebanese American politician. 

He was born on June 12, 1952, in East Lansing, Michigan, and is of Lebanese descent. Spencer served as the chairman of the Michigan Republican Party and co-chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee. He was elected as a United States senator in 1994 and became the tenth United States secretary of energy in 2001.

Before his rise to fame, Spencer received his  bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard University.    

Throughout his career, Spencer received recognition, including the Lebanese National Order of the Cedar in 2004. He was also a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University from 2005 to 2007.


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