Former CBS News White House correspondent William “Bill” Plante has died.
Plante was one of the longest-serving broadcast journalists who covered the White House.
He had been a CBS News senior White House correspondent for 35 years which includes the tenures of Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama.
With a career that spanned more than half a century, he covered 13 presidential elections and the Vietnam war.
He attended Laloya University Chicago at the same working at a local radio station as a news reader.
He had a degree in business administration and humanities.
Plante died at his Washington home of respiratory failure. He was 84.
Bill Plante Cause of Death
Plante died of respiratory failure.
Bill Plante Age
Plante was 84 years old at the time of his death.
Bill Plante Family
Plante left behind a wife, five sons; Michael, Dan, Chris, Brian, and David, three brothers, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Bill Plante Wife
Plante was married to Robin Smith, a documentarian and former network news producer, at the time of his demise.
Bill Plante Children
Plante had five children; Michael, Dan, Chris, Brian, and David
Bill Plante Net Worth
Plante’s net worth was undisclosed at the time of his death.
Bill Plante Funeral
Plante’s funeral is yet to be held.