William Russell Houck
William Russell Houck (July 26, 1926 – March 9, 2016) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served in the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi, as auxiliary bishop and then as bishop from 1979 to 2003.
Houck was appointed bishop of the Diocese of Jackson on April 11, 1984, and was installed on June 5, 1984.
On January 3, 2003, Bishop Houck retired.
Houck died on March 9, 2016, at St. Dominic's Hospital, of complications following heart surgery.
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Joseph Bernard Brunini
| Bishop of Jackson
Joseph Nunzio Latino
| Auxiliary Bishop of Jackson
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