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William Winter

William Forrest Winter (born February 21, 1923) is a Mississippi politician. He served as governor of Mississippi from 1980 to 1984 as a Democrat. After finishing his term, he unsuccessfully ran for the United States Senate that year against Republican incumbent Thad Cochran.

William Winter (1898-1955) was a British chess player. He won the British Chess Championship in 1935 and 1936, and beat a number of the world's top players including Aron Nimzowitsch, Milan Vidmar and David Bronstein.