William A. Ryan

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William A. Ryan
60th Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
3rd District (January 1, 1965-December 31, 1972)
Wayne 3rd District (1958-December 31, 1964)
In office
January 8, 1969 – December 31, 1974
Preceded byRobert E. Waldron
Succeeded byBobby Crim
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 14th district
3rd District (January 1, 1965-December 31, 1972)
Wayne 3rd District (1958-December 31, 1964)
In office
January 1, 1973 – December 31, 1982
Preceded byEd Carey
Succeeded byJoe Young, Sr.
Personal details
Born
William Aloysius Ryan

(1919-05-02)May 2, 1919
Morgantown, West Virginia
DiedOctober 9, 2001(2001-10-09) (aged 82)
Holt, Michigan
Resting placeSt. Joseph Cemetery, Lansing, Michigan
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Virginia
ResidenceDetroit, Michigan
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Branch/service United States Marine Corps

William A. Ryan (May 2, 1919 - October 9, 2001) was a Democratic politician from Michigan who served as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives, and was Speaker of the House from 1969 through 1974. Ryan was also the president and financial secretary for UAW Local 104.[1] Ryan also served as Clerk of the House in 1983 and 1984.[2][3]

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