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William Proxmire

William ProxmireAKA Edward William Proxmire

Born: 11-Nov-1915
Birthplace: Lake Forest, IL
Died: 15-Dec-2005
Location of death: Sykesville, MD
Cause of death: Alzheimer's
Remains: Buried, Lake Forest Cemetery, Lake Forest, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Wisconsin, 1957-89

Military service: US Army (intelligence service, 1941-46)

[1] United Church of Christ.

Father: Theodore Stanley Proxmire (surgeon)
Mother: Adele Flanigan
Brother: (d. plane crash)
Wife: Elsie Rockefeller (div. 1955)
Son: Ted
Daughter: Elsie Proxmire Zwerner
Wife: Ellen Hodges Sawall
Son: William (d.)
Son: Douglas
Daughter: Mary Ellen Poulos (stepdaughter)
Daughter: Jan Licht (stepdaughter)

    High School: Hill Preparatory School, Pottstown, PA
BA English, Yale University (1938)
    University: MBA, Harvard Business School (1940)
    University: MPA, Harvard Graduate School of Public Administration (1948)

    US Senator, Wisconsin (1957-89)
    Wisconsin State Assembly (1951-52)
    J. P. Morgan & Co.
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Taxpayers for Common Sense
    Chi Psi Fraternity Yale (1938)
    Risk Factors: Alzheimer's

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