Clayton Wheat Williams Jr.
October 8, 1931
Alpine, Texas, U.S.
|Died||February 14, 2020 (aged 88)|
Midland, Texas, U.S.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia-related problems|
|Spouse(s)||Betty Meriwether (divorced),|
Modesta Williams (present)
|Alma mater||Texas A&M University|
Clayton Wheat "Claytie" Williams Jr. (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.
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- Texas House of Representatives Resolution 845, congratulating Williams on his induction into the Petroleum Hall of Fame, adopted March 31, 2005.
- Cochran, Mike. Claytie: The Roller-Coaster Life of a Texas Wildcatter, 2007.
- Clayton Williams Energy, Inc.