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Las Vegas Day Celebrated

06/14/2016 21:26
The President, Vice President, Foreign Minister and friends celebrated Las Vegas Day, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  West Who is the only nation in the world to have a holiday dedicated to gambling.  Celebrtating this holiday West Who government leaders stayed at the Wynn Hotel and Four Queens...

Space Agency Appeals to Congress for Funding

05/14/2016 19:19
Space Agency Director Appeals to Congress for Funding WWN - Whoville -  SPEA Director K. Farr appealed to Congress to increase funding for the Space and Planet Exploration Agency.  "West Who needs to target more money to Space Agency projects," said Farr.  "If we are are going...

International Mail Service with Drakonberg Established

04/15/2016 18:06
Whoville - April 15, 2016 - International mail service was established between the Virtual State of Drakonberg and the Republic of West Who with the arrival of a letter from Drakonberg government official E. Hauser.  Postmaster J. Farr said, "The West Who Post Office Department is pleased...

New Stamps for 2016

03/01/2016 20:27
The Post Office Department released it's first set of new stamps for 2016 featuring animals and insects. The stamps call attention to protecting animals and remind West Who citizens of this important activity. Each picture which feature an elephant, lion, killer whale and butterfly were taken by...

Advanced Drone Acquired by Space Agency

02/15/2016 18:06
Space Agency Director Kevin Farr announced that SPEA (Space and Planet Exploration Agency) had acquired an advanced drone from a U.S. corporation.  Farr said that drones are becoming increasingly useful in a variety of ways.  He noted that drones can perform tasks in the following areas:...

Dr. Suess Day

01/19/2016 21:45
Dr. Suess Day is March 2 which is the birthday of Dr. Suess also known as Theodor Seuss Geisel, a famous children's author.  The Ministry of Education has asked Congress to set aside March 2 in West Who as a national day to promote reading. Minister of Education Anne Farr and Deputy Minister...

Earthquake Rattles West Who

01/01/2016 21:27
WWN - A 4.5 level earthquake rattled Government House in West Who.  The earthquake was centered in Devore, California which is about 20 miles from the West Who border.  Margaret Neiderer, the Director of the National Academy of Science, stated that no damage was done in Whoville....

Police Arrest Man Who Robbed the President

11/13/2015 18:30
American police in the City of Milwaukee arrested a man who robbed the President of West Who.  American officials confirmed that a man being sought for stealing a backpack and wallet belonging to President William Farr has been apprehended.  A police detective met with the President at...

President Robbed in United States

11/09/2015 20:42
President William Farr was robbed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.  The President was visiting an art museum in Walker's Point and set down his backpack containing his wallet, credit card, West Who passport and sketch books.  A petty criminal, grabbed the backpack when the President was not...

Congress Funds Space Agency for 2015

10/18/2015 15:31
Whoville - WNN -  The West Who Congress passed the Space Agency Funding Act of 2015, increasing the amount the government will spend on SPEA in the upcoming year.  Space and Planet Exploration Agency Director Kevin Farr noted that SPEA has been very active this year.  "We have...
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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