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William Proxmire (1915–2005)

William Proxmire was born on November 11, 1915 in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA as Edward William Proxmire. He was married to Ellen Hodges Sawall and Elsie Rockefeller. He died on December 14, 2005 in Sykesville, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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 2015 Nova (TV Series documentary)
- Invisible Universe Revealed (2015) ... Herself
 1978 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 May 1978 (1978) ... Himself
 1972-1975 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - US Senator Proxmire / Himself - US Senator from WI
- Episode #14.76 (1975) ... Himself - US Senator Proxmire
- Episode dated 27 December 1972 (1972) ... Himself - US Senator from WI
 1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode #12.160 (1973) ... Himself
 1964 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 January 1964 (1964) ... Himself
 1959 Meet the Press (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 March 1959 (1959) ... Himself

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Other Works:

(book) "Uncle Sam-The Last of the Bigtime Spenders". New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972. See more »

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He graduated from Yale University and Harvard Business School. He served with military intelligence in World War II. After the war he moved to Wisconsin to begin his career in politics. See more »

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