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Romney, George W., 1907-1995

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Personal name headingRomney, George W., 1907-1995
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Variant(s)Romney, George Wilcken, 1907-1995
See alsoMichigan. Governor (1963-1969 : Romney)
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LocatedSalt Lake City, Utah Detroit, Mich. Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Birth date19070708
Death date19950726
Place of birthDublán, Mexico
Place of deathBloomfield Hills (Mich.)
Field of activityAutomobile industry and trade Politics, Practical
AffiliationAmerican Motors Corporation
American Automobile Manufacturers Association
National Center for Voluntary Action
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Profession or occupationAutomobile industry executives Governors Politicians Presidential candidates
Found inHis Automotive council statement, 1945.
NUCMC data from Sioux City Public Museum for Huff, T.B. Papers, 1907-1968 (George Romney)
WWAm. Pol., 1985 (Romney, George Wilcken; b. Chihuahua, Mex., 1907; s. Gaskell Romney and Anna Amelia Pratt R.; m. Lenore LaFount, 1931; vpres. Mich. State Const. Conv., 61-62; gov. Mich., 63-69; bd. chman. and pres. Am. Motors Corp., 52-62; home: Bloomfield Hills, Mich.)
LC data base, 5-18-87 (hdg.: Romney, George W., 1907-)
New York Times, July 27, 1995: p. A1 (d. July 26)
Wikipedia, website viewed 8 August 2013 (George W. Romney; George Wilcken Romney; b. July 8, 1907, Colonia Dublán, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico; d. July 26, 1995, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Automobile executive; politician; chairman/general managers of American Motors, 1954-1962; 43rd governor of Michigan, 1963-1969; 3rd United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1969-1973; member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Lattr-day Saints; family fled Mexico during the Mexican Revolution and ended up in Salt Lake City; Romney moved to Detroit in 1939 and joined the American Automobile Manufacturers Association; campaigned for Republican party nomination in 1968 presidential election; headed the National Center for Voluntary Action, 1973-1991)
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