Bill Allain, former Miss. governor who strengthened the state's executive branch, dies; was 85

  • by: EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 2, 2013 - 5:00 PM

JACKSON, Miss. — Former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain, a Democrat who appointed many women and minorities to government jobs and strengthened the executive branch by removing lawmakers from state boards, died Monday in Jackson.

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