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.


Nominated for Pulitzer prize.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Goldwater :
ISBN: 0585352615. OCLC Number: 47010830

Contemporary Books,. .

Live each new day /
ISBN: 0913617148. OCLC Number: 25642382

Highlander Press,. .

The paper sword of Bill Rentschler /
ISBN: 0914091980. OCLC Number: 14413067

Chicago Review Press,. .