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Official Portrait of President Unveiled

11/29/2017 21:16
An official portrait of President William Farr was unveiled in the capital today.  The ceremony took place at Government House in Whoville as the President's portrait was hung in the National Museum.  Vice President John Farr presided at the ceremony and said "President Farr has done so...

President Honored with Foreign Award

10/24/2017 16:06
West Who President William Farr was awarded the Order of the Silver Lion by the Principality of Aigues-Mortes, located in Southern France. Baroness Barbara of Bieniak Betz of Aigues-Mortes said the President was being honored as a micronational leader.  "I am pleased to be honored with the...

Roberts Appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

09/01/2017 13:33
Justice Chris Roberts was appointed Chief Justice of the West Who Supreme Court by President William Farr yesterday.  Justice Roberts will be taking the place of Justice Callagher, his three year term expired.  Gallagher will remain a judge on the Supreme Court.  Roberts will begin...

Kingdom of Jupiter and West Who Sign Treaty

08/17/2017 13:00
The Foreign Ministry announced that diplomatic relations between the The Kingdom of Jupiter and Greater Territories and West Who have been completed.  A formal Treaty of Recognition was signed by King Max I and Foreign Minister Michael Farr.  The treaty paves the way for positive...

Vice News Covers MicroCon

08/03/2017 15:41
Vice News covered the MIcroCon 2017 summit in Atlanta. Representatives from 27 micronations from three continents attended the conference.  Including West Who's Vice President and Foreign Minister. MicroCon 2017 was hosted by Vernoica Boritz, who is also known as Queen Anastasia von Elphberg...

President Farr Re-Elected

07/14/2017 23:28
President William Farr was re-elected to a fourth term as leader of the Republic of West Who.  Election officials released results from the national elections confirming that Farr won the election.  "I am extremely happy to continue serving the people of West Who.  Our nation...

West Who Attends MicroCon Summit in Atlanta

07/03/2017 15:01
Micronations from two continents held an international meeting in Atlanta, USA. Vice President John Farr and Foreign Minister Michael Farr represented the Republic of West Who at MicroCon 2017, which was attended by fifteen heads of state and widely covered in the media.  The Vice...

New Passports Issued to West Who Citizens

06/11/2017 14:55
New Republic of West Who passports were unveiled at a press conference at the Ministry of Citizen Affairs.  Seth Farr, a spokesperson for the Ministry said, "government leaders were pleased with the new passports."  West Who citizens previously were only able to get a credit card size...

Aarianian Union and West Who Sign Treaty

05/06/2017 20:23
The Foreign Ministry announced that diplomatic relations between the Aarianian Union of North America and West Who have been completed.  A formal Treaty of Recognition was signed by Grand Marquette Aaron Green of Aariania and Vice President John Farr.  The treaty paves the way for...

Help Select the Next West Who Postage Stamp

03/08/2017 18:21
The West Who Postal Service has launched a campaign for suggestions for the first stamp to be issued in 2017.  Postal Commissioner John Farr said the Postal Service is looking for suggestions from West Who citizens for who or what should be featured on the next stamp issued.  "West Who...
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West Who's Founder - John Farr

The Founding Father of West Who was John Farr.  He served as President, diplomat, and early leader of West Who. He was a signer of the Federation Treaty between California micronations in the 1970s.
Farr was born into a family of educators in California, USA.  While attending school John Farr and fellow student Craig Carter established two nations independent of the United States in late 1969.  Later known as micronations, Farr was inspired by the founding of the Republic of Minerva in the South Pacific.  He organized the West Who government and served as president of the Republic for many years.  
Farr served as President of West Who from 1969 to 2013, though during the later years little was accomplished in his administration. A proponent of efficient government Farr worked to develop the Basic Law which became the constitution of the Republic of West Who.  President Farr was a key figure in the early stages of the development of the Republic of West Who. An educator and public figure in California, he played a leading role in persuading the West Who Congress to declare independence.  He designed the nation’s flag and was a strong proponent of the West Who Post Office.  Under his guidance the West Who Post Office has designed and printed stamps since the 1970s featuring prominent citizens, the history of West Who and its culture.
The Farr Administration negotiated the Federation Treaty, a treaty between several early micronations (Is-Was, Has Been, Now What, USSM) all located in California. After leaving office as President, John Farr was elected as Vice President of West Who.  Working closely with his successor President William Farr, his major diplomatic achievement was establishing relations with other micronations; creating a West Who presence on social media and attending MicroCon summits in Los Angeles, USA, Atlanta, USA and Toronto, Canada.
 
President John Farr 1971