Clayton Williams

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Clayton Williams
Personal details
Clayton Wheat Williams Jr.

(1931-10-08)October 8, 1931
Alpine, Texas, U.S.
DiedFebruary 14, 2020(2020-02-14) (aged 88)
Midland, Texas, U.S.
Cause of deathPneumonia-related problems
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Betty Meriwether (divorced),
Modesta Williams (present)
Alma materTexas A&M University
OccupationBusinessman, philanthropist

Clayton Wheat "Claytie" Williams Jr.[1] (October 8, 1931 – February 14, 2020) was an American businessman and philanthropist.

Williams ran for state governor in 1990. Despite securing the Republican nomination and initially leading in the polls against Democratic challenger State Treasurer Ann Richards by twenty points, Williams ultimately lost the race.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wallace, Ernest. Williams, Clayton Wheat, Handbook of Texas Online

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