Wikipedia page created for independent congressional candidate David Earl Williams III

David Earl Williams III

Personal details
Born January 8, 1984 (age 32)
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Independent
Other political
Republican (2011-2015)
Alma mater Lethbridge College, Alberta-
Religion Non-Denominational Christianity

On February 25th, a Wikipedia page was created for David Earl Williams III, an independent candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th congressional district. From Wikipedia:

David Earl Williams III (born January 8, 1984) is a U.S. Navy Iraqi Freedom War veteran, a Republican candidate in 2014 [1] and an Independent candidate in 2016 [2] for U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 9th congressional district.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Evanston, Illinois, he and his two sisters’ grew up in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood in the care of his mother. He was a member of the Academic decathlon team at Nicholas Senn High School which he would graduate from in 2002. Several months upon graduating from high school, he would then enlist into the U.S. Navy during Operation Iraqi Freedom where he worked as a Logistics Specialist. He was stationed on board theU.S.S Cowpens in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan, from 2002 until he received an honorable discharge and decorated 8x times in 2006. After leaving the Navy, he studied abroad at Lethbridge College in Alberta, Canada, where he earned an associate degree in general studies in 2008. Returning back to the U.S. in 2010, he was involved with community organizations such as WeAreChange Chicago, Blue Republican, Convoy of Hope,National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Restore the Fourth, American Legion and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks [3] Williams also wrote and published a novel in 2007, titled Valor Tale.[4]

Political campaigns[edit]

Illinois’s 9th congressional district: Results 2014 Primary results [5]
2014 David Earl Williams III 14,148 47.6% Susanne Atanus 15,575 52.4%


  1. Jump up^ Silverburg, Melissa (January 23, 2014). “9th congressional GOP hopefuls differ on many issues”. RetrievedFebruary 24, 2016.
  2. Jump up^ Lesiak, Krzysztof (January 24, 2016). “Daily Herald covers David Earl Williams III’s independent U.S. House campaign”. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  3. Jump up^ “David Earl Williams III Biography”. Williams for Congress. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  4. Jump up^ “Valor Tale”. Amazon. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  5. Jump up^ “Election Statistics”. Cook County Election Board. Retrieved February 24, 2016.

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