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William D. "Billy" Mounger

William D. "Billy" Mounger is a West Point graduate and former chairman of its Board of Visitors. A successful oilman, banker, and entrepreneur, Mounger is nationally known as a leader of both the modern Mississippi and National Republican parties. Billy Mounger served among Ronald Reagan’s advisors and has been Senator Trent Lott’s long-time fund-raising chairman. As a philanthropist, this life-long Mississippian has devoted much to his state’s cultural and spiritual growth. Willam D. Mounger is the author of Amidst the Fray: My Life in Politics, Culture, and Mississippi.