Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  William H. Rentschler  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Hamilton, Ohio

Died: 2009 in Hamilton, Ohio

-- William H. Rentschler on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Lived in Lake Forest, Illinois, for most of his life.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mr. Rentschler was twice a Republican U.S. Senate candidate, in 1960 and 1970, unsuccessful both times. In 1968, he headed the winning re-election campaign for Richard Nixon in Illinois. After the election, Mr. Rentschler served as a special advisor to President Nixon's National Program for Voluntary Action in Washington, DC.

Selected Titles At Your Library

The paper sword of Bill Rentschler /
ISBN: 0914091980. OCLC Number:

Chicago Review Press,. Chicago :. ©1987.

Live each new day /
ISBN: 0913617148. OCLC Number:

Highlander Press,. Evanston, Ill. :. ©1992.

Goldwater :
ISBN: 0809295563. OCLC Number:

Contemporary Books,. Lincolnwood, Ill. :. ©2000.


Nominated for Pulitzer prize.