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William Winter
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Winter at the University of Mississippi, c. 1949
57th Governor of Mississippi
In office
January 22, 1980 – January 10, 1984
Lieutenant Brad Dye
Preceded by Cliff Finch
Succeeded by William Allain
Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi
In office
January 18, 1972 – January 20, 1976
Governor Bill Waller
Preceded by Charles Sullivan
Succeeded by Evelyn Gandy
Treasurer of Mississippi
In office
January 21, 1964 – January 16, 1968
Governor Paul Johnson
Preceded by Evelyn Gandy
Succeeded by Evelyn Gandy
Personal details
Born February 21, 1923 (1923-02-21) (age 97)
Grenada, Mississippi, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Elise Varner
Children 3
Alma mater University of Mississippi, Oxford
Military service
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service 1945-1948
Battles/wars World War II

William Forrest Winter (born February 21, 1923 in Grenada, Mississippi) is an American politician. He served as the 57th Governor of Mississippi from 1980 to 1984 as a Democrat.

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