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Harriet Miers                                                                     
31st White House Counsel                                                           
In office                                                                         
2004 - 2007                                                                       
President George W. Bush                                                           
Preceded by Alberto Gonzales                                                       
Succeeded by Fred F. Fielding                                                     
Born August 10, 1945                                                               
Dallas, Texas                                                                     
Profession Lawyer                                                                 
Harriet Ellan Miers (born August 10, 1945) is an American lawyer, and former       
White House Counsel. On January 4, 2007, she submitted her resignation from the   
position of White House Counsel, effective January 31.                             
President George W. Bush nominated her on October 3, 2005 for Associate Justice   
of the U.S. Supreme Court to replace Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. The nomination   
was met with opposition from conservative groups and others unhappy with her       
credentials, and on October 27, President Bush withdrew her nomination, saying     
Miers had asked him to do so.