William Milliken

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William Milliken
William G. Milliken 2 (Michigan Governor).jpg
44th Governor of Michigan
In office
January 22, 1969 – January 1, 1983
LieutenantThomas F. Schweigert (acting)
James Brickley
James Damman
James Brickley
Preceded byGeorge Romney
Succeeded byJames Blanchard
54th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan
In office
January 1, 1965 – January 22, 1969
GovernorGeorge Romney
Preceded byJohn Lesinski
Succeeded byThomas F. Schweigert (acting)
Personal details
William Grawn Milliken

(1922-03-26)March 26, 1922
Traverse City, Michigan, U.S.
DiedOctober 18, 2019(2019-10-18) (aged 97)
Traverse City, Michigan, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Helen Wallbank (m. October 20, 1945–November 16, 2012; her death); 2 children
Alma materYale University
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUS Army Air Corps Hap Arnold Wings.svg United States Army Air Forces
Years of service1942–1945
Battles/warsWorld War II

William Grawn Milliken (March 26, 1922 – October 18, 2019) was an American politician. He served as the 44th Governor of Michigan from January 22, 1969 to January 1, 1983. He was a member of the Republican Party.[1]

Milliken was born in Traverse City, Michigan. He died on October 18, 2019 in Traverse City at the age of 97.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Statement by William G. Milliken". Traverse City Record Eagle. 2004-10-18. Archived from the original on 2006-04-08. Retrieved 2006-06-07.
  2. Livengood, Chad; Mauger, Craig (October 18, 2019). "Bill Milliken, Michigan's Longest-Serving Governor, Dies". The Detroit News. Retrieved October 18, 2019.