George Wallace’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 25, 1919

Death Date

Sep 13, 1998

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death

Parkinson's Disease

Place of Death

Sep 13, 1998

Profession

Politician

The politician George Wallace died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Democrat from Alabama who served his state as it’s Governor in the 1960’s, 1970’s, and 1980s. He ran for President four times and was known for his Southern populist and pro-segregation views.

He married three times, and divorced twice.

Quotes

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“We must not be misled by left-wing incompetent news media that, day after day, feed us a diet of fantasy telling us we are bigots, racists and hate-mongers.” (George Wallace)

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“The average citizen in this county has more intelligence and sense in his little finger than the editor of ‘The New York Times’ has in his whole head.” (George Wallace)

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“Sure, I look like a white man. But my heart is as black as anyone’s here.” (George Wallace)

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“I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny, and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.” (George Wallace)

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“Since my accident I am a little more mindful of the suffering of other people.” (George Wallace)