Former Gov. William Milliken, whose brand of moderate politics has all but disappeared from the GOP, dies at 97

William Milliken, a moderate Republican and ardent environmentalist who served as Michigan’s governor from 1969 to 1983, died on Friday in Traverse City, according to news reports. He was 97. A World War II veteran, Milliken served as a state senator and then lieutenant governor under Gov. George Romney, father of U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney … Continue reading Former Gov. William Milliken, whose brand of moderate politics has all but disappeared from the GOP, dies at 97