William McGaughey's Resume


NAME McGaughey, William Howard Taft, Jr.
ADDRESS xxxx Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55405
TELEPHONE (612) 374-xxxx E-MAIL


August 1992 to present rental-property owner and manager three properties west of downtown Minneapolis; 9-unit apartment bldg., 4-plex , and duplex
1980 to present owner of Thistlerose Publications self-publishing firm
Oct. 1980 to May 1996 Metropolitan Transit Commission Minneapolis, MN cost accountant , member of Transit Redesign Project team
Jan. 1980 to July 1980 Hudson Products North Hudson, WI controller
Jan. 1974 to Oct. 1979 American Hoist and Derrick Co. St. Paul, MN cost accountant, asst. accounting manager
June 1972 to Oct. 1972 Alexander Grant & Co Minneapolis, MN trainee
March 1965 to April 1966 Minnesota Dept. of Public Welfare St. Paul, MN accountant in budget section


Cranbrook School Bloomfield Hills, MI high school diploma in 1958
Yale University New Haven, CT B.A. degree in June 1964 Major in English, minor in philosophy
Rutgers University Newark, NJ attended in 1964 Received 30 credits in accounting and business subjects
Univ. of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN attended 1969 to 1971, 1995 Received 30 credits in accounting, 4 credits in G.I.S.
self study Passed the CPA examination in November 1971


house and lot 100 Sawkill Ave., Milford, PA a single-residence house inherited1997
house and lot 1702 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, MN a fourplex partially occupied by owner acquired 1992
apartment bldg. and lot 1708 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, MN a nine-unit apartment building acquired 1993
house and lot 1715 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, MN a duplex acquired 2002
vacant lot 1719 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, MN vacant lot adjacent to duplex acquired 2006
woodland and log cabin Orienta Township near Port Wing, WI forty acres of wood land
acquired 1977


2004 Candidate for U.S. President in Louisiana’s Democratic primary finished fifth among seven candidates 3,161 votes (2% of total)
2002 Candidate for U.S. Senate in Minnesota’s Independence Party primary finished second among three candidates 8,482 votes (31% of total)
2001 Candidate for Mayor of Minneapolis, MN in nonpartisan primary finished twelfth of twenty-two candidates 143 votes (0% of total)

2006 to present Metro Property Rights Action Committee co-chair
1995 to 2006 Minneapolis Property Rights Action Committee member of executive committee
2005 to present Harrison Neighborhood Association area representative
1992 to present Sufi chant group organized by Robert Bly participating member
2001 to present International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations participating member
1992 to present Citizens for Global Solutions Minnesota state board member
1991 to 1996 Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition co-founder and early chair of program committee
1992 to 1993 UAW New Directions and National Writers Union member
1985 to 1991 Society for the Reduction of Human Labor co-chair
1977 to 1982 General Committee for a Shorter Workweek founder
1985 to 1991 Minnesota Independent Publishers Association member, two-term treasurer


On the Ballot in Louisiana: Running for President to Fight National Decay 2004 Thistlerose
The Independence Party and the Future of Third-Party Politics: Adventures & Opinions of an IP Senate Candidate 2003 Thistlerose
Rhythm and Self-Consciousness: New Ideals for an Electronic Civilization 2001 Thistlerose
Five Epochs of Civiliation: World History as Emerging in Five Civilizations 2000 Thistlerose
A U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement: Do We Just Say No? 1992 Thistlerose
Nonfinancial Economics: The Case for Shorter Hours of Work, coauthored with Eugene McCarthy 1989 Praeger
Punchdrunk Man Reader by Chester Mack 1987 Thistlerose
A Shorter Workweek in the 1980s 1981 Thistlerose


What Jesus was Thinking: Albert Schweitzer’s View of his Messianic Self-Consciousness written in 2005


Opinion articles in newspapers such as the New York Times (1979), Los Angeles Times (1982), Christian Science Monitor (1982), St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1985), and (Minneapolis) Star Tribune (1995). Regular contributor to The Watchdog, a free-circulation newspaper in Minneapolis/ St. Paul.
Since 1999: created websites such as,,, and


AGE 65
HEALTH excellent
MARITAL STATUS married, one daughter (third marriage)
DATED January 8, 2007

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