William Ruckelshaus, Watergate figure, Seattle civic and environmental leader, dies at 87

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William Ruckelshaus, Watergate figure, Seattle civic and environmental leader, dies at 87

William Ruckelshaus, the first head of the Environmental Protection Agency and an important figure in the Watergate scandal, died in his sleep at home in Seattle on Wednesday. He was 87. “He is one of the finest gentleman I know,” said former Washington Gov. Dan Evans, a longtime friend of Ruckelshaus. “A true leader, smart, funny, and most of all when it came to difficult issues, he steered the ship.” Ruckelshaus, a former acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, devoted…

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