Gale Williams

BioID: 
132
Last Name: 
Williams
First Name: 
Gale
Experience: 
Republican politician recalls farm life in southern Illinois

Gale Williams, born in 1922 near Ava Illinois, grew up working with his siblings on his father's small farm. After serving in the Marine Crops and the Air Force Reserves, he started a political career and later served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1961 to 1973.

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County: 
Jackson
Gender: 
Male
Interview Decade: 
1980s
Age at Interview: 
50s