William A. Ryan

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The Honorable
William A. Ryan
60th Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
3rd District (January 1, 1965-December 31, 1972)
Wayne 3rd District (1958-December 31, 1964)
In office
January 8, 1969 – December 31, 1974
Preceded by Robert E. Waldron
Succeeded by Bobby Crim
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 14th district
3rd District (January 1, 1965-December 31, 1972)
Wayne 3rd District (1958-December 31, 1964)
In office
January 1, 1973 – December 31, 1982
Preceded by Ed Carey
Personal details
Born William Aloysius Ryan
(1919-05-02)May 2, 1919
Morgantown, West Virginia
Died October 9, 2001(2001-10-09) (aged 82)
Holt, Michigan
Resting place St. Joseph Cemetery, Lansing, Michigan
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Virginia
Residence Detroit, Michigan
Religion Roman Catholic
Military service
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Marine Corps

William A. Ryan (1919-2001) was a Democratic politician from Michigan who served as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives, and was Speaker of the House from 1969 through 1974. Ryan was also the president and financial secretary for UAW Local 104.[1] Ryan also served as Clerk of the House in 1983 and 1984.[2][3]

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