Bill Sheffield

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Bill Sheffield
Sheffield in 2013
5th Governor of Alaska
In office
December 6, 1982 – December 1, 1986
LieutenantSteve McAlpine
Preceded byJay Hammond
Succeeded bySteve Cowper
Personal details
William Jennings Sheffield

(1928-06-26) June 26, 1928 (age 95)
Spokane, Washington, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationDeVry University

William Jennings Sheffield, Jr. (born June 26, 1928)[1] is an American Democratic politician. He was the fifth Governor of Alaska from 1982 to 1986. Sheffield's term as governor was marked by controversy including attempts to have him impeached.[2] He was born in Spokane, Washington.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bill Sheffield". NNDB. Soylent Communications. 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-28.
  2. "Impeachment". New York Times. 1985. Retrieved 2008-02-28.

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