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Bill Walker
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11th Governor of Alaska
In office
December 1, 2014 – December 3, 2018
Lieutenant Byron Mallott (2014–2018)
Valerie Davidson (2018)
Preceded by Sean Parnell
Succeeded by Mike J. Dunleavy
Mayor of Valdez, Alaska
In office
1979–1980
Preceded by Mac MacDonald
Succeeded by Stephen McAlpine
Personal details
Born April 16, 1951 (1951-04-16) (age 69)
Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.
Political party Republican (Before 2014)
Independent (2014–present)
Spouse(s) Donna Walker
Children 4
Alma mater Lewis and Clark College
University of Puget Sound

William Martin "Bill" Walker (born April 16, 1951) is an American attorney and politician. He was the 11th Governor of Alaska from December 1, 2014 to December 3, 2018.

Walker ran for re-election in 2018 but three days after the resignation of Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott, and having low polling numbers, he dropped out of the race on October 19 and supported Democrat Mark Begich.

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