William F. Buckley


Born: 11/24/1925 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2/27/2008
Age: 82
Cause of death: heart attack

Full name: William Francis Buckley Jr.
Noted For: conservative political commentator; founding editor of National Review (1955-2008); host of "Firing Line" (1966-99).
Quotation: "I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University."