William Corbett

Politician

1902 – 1971

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Who was William Corbett?

William T. Corbett was an United States Department of the Interior attorney who served as Secretary of Guam under Ford Quint Elvidge, and later became as the interim Governor of Guam from May 19, 1956 to October 2, 1956. He was the brother of Representative Robert J. Corbett. Graduating from the University of Pittsburgh College of Arts and Sciences in 1924 and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1927, Corbett opened a private workers' compensation law firm before joining the Department of the Interior. He died on April 17, 1971 at the Northern Virginia Doctors Hospital at the age of 69.

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Born
1902
Also known as
  • William T. Corbett
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • University of Pittsburgh
Died
Apr 17, 1971
Virginia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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