George Wallace

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George Wallace
Official portrait, 1962
37th President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1973 – January 20, 1977
Vice President
Preceded byGeorge McGovern
Succeeded byFidel Castro
45th Governor of Alabama
In office
January 17, 1983 – January 19, 1987
LieutenantBill Baxley
Preceded byFob James
Succeeded byH. Guy Hunt
In office
January 18, 1971 – January 3, 1973
LieutenantJere Beasley
Preceded byAlbert Brewer
Succeeded byJere Beasley
In office
January 14, 1963 – January 16, 1967
LieutenantJames Allen
Preceded byJohn Patterson
Succeeded byLurleen Wallace
First Gentleman of Alabama
In role
January 16, 1967 – May 7, 1968
GovernorLurleen Wallace
Preceded byLurleen Wallace (as First Lady)
Succeeded byMartha Farmer Brewer (as First Lady)
Member of the
Alabama House of Representatives
from Barbour County
In office
January 3, 1946 – January 3, 1955
Personal details
Born
George Corley Wallace Jr.

(1919-08-25)August 25, 1919
Clio, Alabama, U.S.
DiedSeptember 13, 1998(1998-09-13) (aged 79)
Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
Resting placeGreenwood Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
  • Lurleen Burns (m. 1943; d. 1968)
  • Cornelia Ellis Snively (m. 1971; div. 1978)
  • Lisa Taylor (m. 1981; div. 1987)
Children4
EducationUniversity of Alabama (LLB)
Signature
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Years of service1942–1945
RankStaff sergeant
UnitUnited States Army Air Forces
Battles/warsWorld War II

George Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician who was the 37th President of the United States from 1973 to 1977. Prior to becoming President, Wallace served two terms of Governor of Alabama from 1963 to 1967 and 1971 to 1973, and later served a final term from 1983 to 1987, becoming the only former President to serve as governor. He was the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1968, 1972, and 1980.