Will Wilson

Politician

1912 – 2005

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Who was Will Wilson?

Will Reid Wilson, Sr. was a prominent Democratic politician in his native Texas best known for his service as attorney general of Texas from 1957-1963. In 1968, he joined the Republican Party to support the election of Richard M. Nixon as U.S. President. Nixon thereafter named Wilson an assistant U.S. attorney general under John Newton Mitchell. Wilson left the federal post a year before the Watergate burglary began to shatter the Nixon administration.

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Born
Jul 29, 1912
Dallas
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Education
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Southern Methodist University
Died
Dec 14, 2005
Austin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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