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Bill Weld
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68th Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 3, 1991 – July 29, 1997
Lieutenant Paul Cellucci
Preceded by Michael Dukakis
Succeeded by Paul Cellucci
United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts
In office
1981–1986
Preceded by Edward Harrington
Succeeded by Robert Mueller (Acting)
Personal details
Born
William Floyd Weld

July 31, 1945 (1945-07-31) (age 74)
Smithtown, New York, U.S.
Political party Republican (Before 2016)
Libertarian (2016–present)
Spouse(s) Susan Roosevelt (1975–2002)
Leslie Marshall
Alma mater Harvard University
University College, Oxford

William Floyd Weld (born July 31, 1945) is an American attorney, businessman and Libertarian politician. He served as the 68th Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

In May 2016, former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson named Weld as his running mate and he became the vice presidential nominee for the 2016 election. They were later both formally nominated at the Libertarian National Convention.

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