William B. Hoyt
|William B. Hoyt|
|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 144th district
January 1, 1975 – March 25, 1992
|Preceded by||Albert J. Hausbeck|
|Succeeded by||Sam Hoyt|
|Born||William Ballard Hoyt II
June 20, 1937
|Died||March 25, 1992
Albany, New York, U.S.
|Residence||Buffalo, New York|
|Alma mater||Hamilton College|
William Ballard Hoyt II (June 20, 1937 – March 25, 1992) was an American politician from New York.
He was born on June 20, 1937, the son of Capt. John Davidson Hill Hoyt (1898–1943).
Hoyt entered politics as a Democrat, and was a member of the Buffalo Common Council from 1970-74. He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1975 until his death in 1992, sitting in the 181st, 182nd, 183rd, 184th, 185th, 186th, 187th, 188th and 189th New York State Legislatures. He ran on the Liberal Party line for Buffalo Mayor in 1989 but was defeated by incumbent James D. Griffin, who had defeated him in the Democratic primary.
- Profile, sortedbyname.com; accessed June 28, 2015.
- Kevin Sack (March 26, 1992). "William B. Hoyt, Assemblyman In New York State, Is Dead at 54", The New York Times.
- Jon R. Sorenson (March 26, 1992). "Assemblyman Hoyt Dead of Heart Attack", The Buffalo News. (Newsbank)
- Tom Buckingham (July 11, 2008). "Grant to fix, enhance Hoyt Lake landscape", The Buffalo News.
- William Hoyt Plaque. City of Buffalo.
- Name a Street After Yourself, Then Later They’ll Name a Lake After Your Grandson at Discovering Buffalo, One Street at a Time
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