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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

        19070708
    • Death Date

        19950726
    • Birth Place

        Dublán, Mexico
    • Death Place

        Bloomfield Hills (Mich.)
    • Associated Locale

        Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Associated Locale

        Detroit, Mich.
    • Associated Locale

        Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        English
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: American Motors Corporation
    • Organization

        American Motors Corporation
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: American Automobile Manufacturers Association
    • Organization

        American Automobile Manufacturers Association
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: National Center for Voluntary Action
    • Organization

        National Center for Voluntary Action
    • Has Affiliation

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

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

        • Organization: United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • Organization

        United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Organization

        Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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  • 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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