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William (Bill) Westmiller
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1947: Born June 1st, St. Mary's Hospital Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Eldest of Five Children of Roger Morris Westmiller and Marilyn Schleppegrell Westmiller Siblings: Mark, Joel, Jill, Mary.
Residence: Ages 1-2: St. Paul; Ages 3-5: Cando, ND;
Ages 6-18: Marshall Minnesota

1962: First of several leads in Central Catholic HS plays:

"Ten Little Indians"; "Man For All Seasons"; "My Fair Lady"
Lead Alter Boy, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

1963: Chairman, Young Democrats, Lyon County, Minnesota
Only active political club in Lyon County. Converted to 'Young Independents'.
Authored Political Column "Out There" for HS newspaper.

1964: Lyndon Johnson Inauguration, Official Invitation
Hubert Humphrey, Minnesota, Vice President invited Young Democrat Chairs.
Junior Class President " Willy? Sure He Will! "

1965: Graduation Central Catholic High School
Drama Award Outstanding Contributions

Citizenship Award American Legion
For organizing non-partisan "Young Independents" and lengthy
interview with Gene McCarthy, published in local newspaper.

1965: Attended St. John's University Collegeville, Minnesota
Jesuit seminary and college: majored in physics, minor in calculus.
Reporter, DJ, News Director on College Radio Station.

1966: Attended University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota
Major in Broadcasting(Journalism), minor in Sociology.
Station Manager, College Radio Station.
Director, Upper Midwest College Radio Network.

1966-67: Brown Institute of Broadcasting St. Paul, Minnesota
Earned FCC 1st Class License.
Technical Director, Production Assistant
at Public TV Station St. Paul, Minnesota
Technical Director, Channel 5 Minneapolis, Minn.
News Director: AM/FM Golden Valley, Minn.

1969: Refused Military Induction Political Asylum in Canada
Local draft board refused hearing on educational deferment.
Attorney advised that Supreme Court appeals would not be successful.
News Reporter, AM/FM/TV Kingston, Ontario, Canada
News Anchor, AM/FM/TV Barrie, Ontario

1971: Co-Founder, Libertarian Party Toronto, Ontario
Member of objectivist group that participated in founding of US party.

1973: Military Conscription Repealed
Federal Judge ruled local board had failed to provide hearing,
quashed arrest
warrant and granted deferment.
News Director, AM/FM Lancaster, California
Southern California Vice-Chairman, Libertarian Party of California.
Member, .999 IQ Society

1974: Chairman, Libertarian Party California
Organized petition drive to place first Independent Presidential
on California Ballot.

1976: National Secretary Libertarian Party
Chaired National Convention, organized registration drives.
Authored California Voter Pamphlet argument on bond issue.

1978: Manager, Radio Shack Store, Canoga Park
Manager, Tandy Computer Center, Glendale

1980: Married Robin Beth Cohen, Los Angeles
Author: Red Wine For Breakfast]
Data Processing Manager, Benefit Panel Services, Los Angeles
Member, Electrochemical Society, Microprocessor Division

1982: Daughter, Tandy Elizabeth, Born Canoga Park

1984: Daughter, Kimberly Ann Born, Canoga Park Registered Republican
Data Processing Manager, Service One Corporation, Calabasas

1986: Daughter, Michelle Ellen Born, Canoga Park

1987: Republican National Committee Member
Presidential, Congressional and Senate Campaign Committee supporter.

1992: Moved to Thousand Oaks, California
Official Spokesman, School Choice Initiative
Addressed many groups in support of ballot proposition.
Assisted and contributed to Tom McClintock campaign for Congress.

1994: Opened Paper Depot Store, Thousand Oaks
Specialty: Desktop Publishing Papers and Accessories

1997: Announced Candidacy, 24th Congressional District
Received 18% of Republican Primary Vote, June 2, 1998
1998: Authored "Fair Vote 2K Initiative"

1999: California Chair, Republican Liberty Caucus

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