Attorney; 45th governor of Alabama; presidential candidate. Born– August 25, 1919, in Clio, Ala. Parents– George C. and Mozell (Smith) Wallace. Married– Lurleen Burns, May 23, 1943. Children– Four. Married– Cornelia Ellis Snively, June 4, 1971. Married– Lisa Taylor, September, 1981. Education– University of Alabama, LL.B., 1942. Admitted to Alabama bar, 1942. U.S. Air Force, 1942-1945. Assistant Attorney General, Alabama, 1946-1947; member Alabama Legislature, 1947-1953; judge 3rd Judicial District of Alabama, 1953-1958; private practice, Clayton, 1958-1962; Governor, 1963-1967, 1971-1979, 1983-1987. Independent Party candidate for U.S. President, 1968. Shot while campaigning for presidential nomination, 1972. Died September 13,1998.
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest; Who’s Who in America.
Hear Me Out. Anderson, S.C.; Droke House, 1968.
Stand Up for Alabama. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1976.
Papers of George Wallace’s service as governor of Alabama are held at the State Archives in Montgomery.