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William L. Guy

politician from the United States

William Lewis Guy (September 30, 1919 – April 26, 2013) was an American politician who was the governor of the U.S. state of North Dakota from 1961 to 1973. At 93, he was the oldest of the six living current or previous governors of North Dakota.

William L. Guy
William L. Guy North Dakota Governor 1968.jpg
Chairperson of the National Governors Association
In office
July 7, 1966 – October 24, 1967
Preceded byJohn Reed
Succeeded byJohn Volpe
Governor of North Dakota
In office
January 4, 1961 – January 2, 1973
LieutenantOrville Hagen
Frank Wenstrom
Charles Tighe
Richard Larsen
Preceded byJohn Davis
Succeeded byArthur Link
Personal details
Born
William Lewis Guy

(1919-09-30)September 30, 1919
Devils Lake, North Dakota, U.S.
DiedApril 26, 2013(2013-04-26) (aged 93)
West Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Jean Guy
(?-2013; his death)
Alma materNorth Dakota State University
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Guy was born on September 30, 1919 in Devils Lake, North Dakota. He studied at North Dakota State University and at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Guy was married to Jean Guy until his death in 2013. Guy died on April 26, 2013 in his home in West Fargo, North Dakota from Alzheimer's disease, aged 93.[1] His wife June Guy died two months later on July 5, 2013 from a stroke.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "William L. Guy, North Dakota's longest-serving governor, dead at 93". Star Tribune.com. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2013.
  2. Jean Guy dies at 90

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