William Ruckelshaus


Born: 7/24/1932 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Died: 11/27/2019
Age: 87

Full name: William Doyle Ruckelshaus
Noted For: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator (1970-73, 83-85); Deputy Attorney General under Nixon (1973); resigned rather than follow Nixon's order to fire Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2015).