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G. Mennen Williams

G. Mennen WilliamsAKA Gehard Mennen Williams

Born: 23-Feb-1911
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Died: 2-Feb-1988
Location of death: Detroit, MI
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, Protestant Cemetery, Mackinac Island, MI

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Michigan, 1949-61

Military service: US Navy (WWII, 1941-46, Lt. Cmdr., air combat intelligence officer, So. Pacific)

Father: Henry P. Williams
Mother: Elma Mennen
Wife: Nancy Lace Quirk (m. 26-Jun-1937, one son, two daughters)
Son: G. Mennen Williams Jr.
Daughter: Nancy Ketterer III
Daughter: Wendy Stock Williams

    High School: Salisbury School, CT
    University: Princeton University (1933)
    Law School: University of Michigan Law School

    Michigan State Supreme Court Chief Justice (1983-87)
    Michigan State Supreme Court Justice (1970-83)
    US Ambassador to the Philippines (17-Jun-1968 to 7-Apr-1969)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1961-66)
    Governor of Michigan (1-Jan-1949 to 1-Jan-1961)
    Michigan State Official Michigan Liquor Control Commission (1947-48)
    American Legion
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry
    Grange
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Order of AHEPA
    Order of the Coif
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity
    Sons of the American Revolution
    United World Federalists
    Veterans of Foreign Wars


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