2001 : Michigan’s First Female U.S. Attorney

When:
October 23, 2021 all-day
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On October 23, 2001,  Margaret Chiara was confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan. She was forced to resign on March 16, 2007.

On March 23, 2007, the New York Times reported that Chiara was told by a senior Justice Department official that she was being removed to make way for a new attorney that the Bush administration wanted to groom.

Sources:

Greater Grand Rapids’ Women’s History Council Calendar

Margaret Chiara wikipedia entry

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