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us: Romney, George W., 1907-1995

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • George Wilcken
  • Variants

    • us: Romney, George Wilcken, 1907-1995
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        Dublán, Mexico
    • Death Place

        Bloomfield Hills (Mich.)
    • Associated Locale

        Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Associated Locale

        Detroit, Mich.
    • Associated Locale

        Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Motors Corporation
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Automobile Manufacturers Association
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) National Center for Voluntary Action
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Automobile industry and trade
          (lcsh) Politics, Practical
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Automobile industry executives
              (lcsh) Governors
                (lcsh) Politicians
                  (lcsh) Presidential candidates
              • Related Terms

                • us: Michigan. Governor (1963-1969 : Romney)
              • Sources

                • found: His Automotive council statement, 1945.
                • found: NUCMC data from Sioux City Public Museum for Huff, T.B. Papers, 1907-1968 (George Romney)
                • found: 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.)
                • found: LC data base, 5-18-87 (hdg.: Romney, George W., 1907-)
                • found: New York Times, July 27, 1995: p. A1 (d. July 26)
                • found: 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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