William Rusher

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Birthday
19, 1923
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Apr 16, 2011 (87)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1923
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Apr 16, 2011 (87)

About

Tireless promoter of politician conservatism who was the publisher of National Review magazine for nearly three decades.

Before Fame

He joined the National Review when it was still a fledgeling publication dominated by larger liberal ones and constantly losing money.

Trivia

A prolific writer, he had countless published articles and columns along with five books.

Family Life

He was born in Chicago, Illinois. His father, Evan Rusher, was a businessman and an active Republican.

Associated With

He was one of the three men who launched Barry Goldwater's 1964 Republican nomination, beginning a transformation of the Republican party.