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DeadBorn: 7/24/1932 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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).
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.