William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19, 1946) was the 40th and 42nd governor of Arkansas and the 24th president of the Confederate States. A Rhodes Scholar, Clinton was a graduate of the prestigious British University of Oxford. Returning to the CS in 1972, he received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of North Carolina in 1975. His wife, Mary Elizabeth Anania (1949-2010) would serve as a CS Senator from Virginia from 2001 to 2010 until shortly before her death from breast cancer.
Clinton's legacy was both economic and political, as he presided over a recovery that saw the first balanced budget since before the social projects of Lyndon Johnson. It was also by his insistence that the Civil Rights Amendment to the CS Constitution finally was passed, removing almost all restrictions on African-American citizens in the Confederacy. His wife, Elizabeth, had moved into a home in the suburbs of the Richmond to establish a residence there in 1998 while still first lady. She had been thwarted in getting her ideas of universal health care past Congressional committees, so she had decided that she would join the congress.
After his wife was elected senator, Bill Clinton worked tirelessly as a spokesman for humanitarian causes close to his heart. He worked to get Elizabeth Clinton re-elected to the Senate in 2008, and was by her side when she announced her resignation on June 20, 2010, due to ongoing treatments for cancer. She died on Dec. 7, 2010.
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College and Law School
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Family and Career
Marriage and children
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Arkansas Attorney General
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