Who is Merrick Garland's wife? Meet Lynn Rosenman

Iram Sharifah Khan February 22, 2021
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Who is Merrick Garland’s wife? Garland is currently undergoing his confirmation hearing for the role of US Attorney General as part of President Biden’s cabinet. This has garnered a wave of interest into the politician’s personal life and his marriage to wife, Lynn.

Who is Merrick Garland?

Merrick Brian Garland was born on 13 November 1952, in Chicago. He attended Harvard College and was valedictorian of his year at graduation.

He later attended Harvard Law School where he achieved his Juris Doctorate. He later went on to work as an attorney. In 1995, he was nominated for a seat on the US Court of Appeals, but his nomination was denied. However, a year later then-President Bill Clinton put him forward for the seat once again and, this time, he was confirmed.

Garland served in office as Chief Judge from 2013 to 2020. Upon the election of the new administration, President Joe Biden chose Merrick Garland to be the new US Attorney General.

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Comments he made during his Senate confirmation hearing have caught the media’s attention.

You can watch the hearings on NBC News’s YouTube channel.

Who is Merrick Garland’s wife?

Merrick Garland is married to Lynn Rosenman Garland. It seems she likes to keep her private life private, but here is what we know about Merrick Garland’s wife.

According to Heavy, she attended Harvard University and later obtained a master’s degree in operations management from MIT.

Lynn Garland is well known for being the granddaughter of former Supreme Court justice, Samuel Irving Rosenman who, according to The Sun, “worked as special counsel to Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman.” Her father is attorney, Robert Ronsenman.

Merrick and Lynn Rosenman have been married for 34 years

Merrick Garland and his wife, Lynn, married in 1987 at the Harvard Club in New York.

The couple lives in Bethesda, Maryland. They have two daughters together, Rebecca and Jessica, both of whom received top educations. Rebecca attended and graduated from Yale University.

Jessica, 23, also attended Yale, where she was co-president of the Yale Undergraduate Prison Project and then moved on to Cambridge University where she recently graduated from.

Iram is a London-based freelance journalist with a BA in Journalism and Media from Birkbeck University. She studied several modules, including Journalism in British Life, Interview skills and Feature Writing, Introduction to Journalism Practice and Manga and Anime. Iram went from university to work with GRV Media at The Focus Writers’ Academy and enjoys learning Japanese, taking singing lessons, playing video games and watching Korean dramas in her spare time.