William (Bill) Westmiller
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,
Only active political club in Lyon County. Converted to
Authored Political Column "Out There" for HS
1964: Lyndon Johnson Inauguration, Official
Hubert Humphrey, Minnesota, Vice President invited Young
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
1965: Attended St. John's University Collegeville,
Jesuit seminary and college: majored in physics, minor
Reporter, DJ, News Director on College Radio Station.
1966: Attended University of Minnesota Minneapolis,
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.
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
Local draft board refused hearing on educational
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,
Member of objectivist group that participated in
founding of US party.
1973: Military Conscription Repealed
Federal Judge ruled local board had failed to provide
quashed arrest warrant and granted deferment.
News Director, AM/FM Lancaster, California
Southern California Vice-Chairman, Libertarian Party of
Member, .999 IQ Society
1974: Chairman, Libertarian Party California
Organized petition drive to place first Independent
Candidate on California Ballot.
1976: National Secretary Libertarian Party
Chaired National Convention, organized registration
Authored California Voter Pamphlet argument on bond
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
Member, Electrochemical Society, Microprocessor
1982: Daughter, Tandy Elizabeth, Born Canoga Park
1984: Daughter, Kimberly Ann Born, Canoga Park Registered Republican
Data Processing Manager, Service One Corporation,
1986: Daughter, Michelle Ellen Born, Canoga Park
1987: Republican National Committee Member
Presidential, Congressional and Senate Campaign
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
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