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Bill W.

Bill W.AKA William Griffith Wilson

Born: 26-Nov-1895
Birthplace: East Dorset, VT
Died: 24-Jan-1971
Location of death: Miami Beach, FL
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, East Dorset Cemetery, East Dorset, VT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder

Military service: US Army (1917)

Father: Gilman Barrows Wilson
Mother: Emily Griffith Wilson
Sister: Dorothy Brewster Wilson (b. 1898)
Wife: Lois Burnham (b. 1891, m. 24-Jan-1918, d. 5-Oct-1988)

    High School: Burr and Burton Seminary, Manchester, VT (dropped out)
    University: Norwich University, Northfield, VT
    Law School: Brooklyn Law School (1920)

    Alcoholics Anonymous founder
    Risk Factors: Depression, Alcoholism, Emphysema, Smoking

Author of books:
Bill W.: My First 40 Years (2000, memoir)

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