Wendell Willkie

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Wendell Willkie
Lewis Wendell Willkie

(1892-02-18)February 18, 1892
DiedOctober 8, 1944(1944-10-08) (aged 52)
Cause of deathHeart attack
EducationIndiana University, Bloomington (BA, LLB)
Political partyDemocratic (before 1939)
Republican (1939–1944)
Edith Wilk (m. 1918)

Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an American lawyer, corporate executive, and politician. He was the unsuccessful 1940 Republican nominee for President of the United States running against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ellsworth, Barnard (1966). Wendell Willkie, Fighter for Freedom. University of Massachusetts. p. 8. ISBN 0-87023-088-3.