George W. Romney

1907 - 1995

George W. Romney

George Wilcken Romney (July 8, 1907 – July 26, 1995) was an American businessman and Republican Party politician. He was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from 1954 to 1962, the 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969, and the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973. He was the father of Mitt Romney, the former Governor of Massachusetts, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and current United States Senator from Utah, husband of 1970 U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George W. Romney has received more than 1,419,353 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,361st most popular politician.

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  • 4.24

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Among politicians, George W. Romney ranks 12,259 out of 14,801Before him are Harry Reid, Heiko Maas, Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah, Motiur Rahman Nizami, John Julius Norwich, and Laila Freivalds. After him are Theodosius, Timoleón Jiménez, Tom Clarke, Publius Sempronius Tuditanus, Bill Bradley, and Charles Lang.

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Among people born in 1907, George W. Romney ranks 212Before him are John Anderson, Adalbert Steiner, Arturo Rodríguez, Leslie Charteris, Ilias Tsirimokos, and John McIntire. After him are Dan Duryea, Warren E. Burger, Toni Frissell, Farid Simaika, Johnny Moss, and Alan Reed. Among people deceased in 1995, George W. Romney ranks 191Before him are Fred West, Vladislav Listyev, Frank Silva, David Wayne, George Abbott, and Elisha Cook Jr.. After him are Phil Harris, Big John Studd, Priscilla Lane, Warren E. Burger, Stephen Spender, and Red Amick.

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Among people born in Mexico, George W. Romney ranks 192 out of 344Before him are Kate del Castillo (1972), Cuauhtémoc Blanco (1973), Henry Eyring (1901), Mario Van Peebles (1957), Lupita Nyong'o (1983), and Carlos Aguiar Retes (1950). After him are Pablo Larios (1960), Héctor Rebaque (1956), Leticia Calderón (1968), Carlos Vela (1989), Roque González Garza (1885), and Luis Pérez (1908).


Among politicians born in Mexico, George W. Romney ranks 66Before him are Juan N. Méndez (1820), Miguel Barragán (1789), Félix María Zuloaga (1813), José Justo Corro (1794), Eulalio Gutiérrez (1881), and Angélica Rivera (1969). After him are Roque González Garza (1885) and Monica Frassoni (1963).

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