William Edwin Baxter.
William Edwin Baxter, DTM; is an Author and Professional Singer who currently lived in Orange County, California; most
of his life. . He was born in Fullerton, California on October 11, 1954; to John Lewis Baxter and Enid Wallin Baxter. William
Baxter has one older brother, Dr. Jeffrey Lewis Baxter, who is the Presbyterian Pastor of Mountain View Presbyterian Church
, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. William Baxter graduated from Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville, Maryland in the
year, 1974. Baxter attended Ohlone College in Fremont California, receiving an Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts in
1977.  Later he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation in August 1979.  he joined Toastmasters International
in November 1990, and has been a member of that organization ever since. In 1996, William Baxter earned Toastmaster's highest
achievement level—the Distinguished Toastmaster Award (D.T.M.).
While working for Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International in September 1987, William Baxter's Autobiography,
"There's Weirdo!" was published in "VOICE Magazine" which is put out and distributed all over the world by the Full Gospel
Business Men's Organization . The story described how he overcame his social problems with Tourette Syndrome during his
early years. During the years 1978 and 1979, while William Baxter was attending California State University
in Hayward, California; he constructed several puzzles such as hidden words, crossword puzzles and mazes, pertaining subjects
from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible. It wasn't until over 10 years later that Baxter's Puzzles got the attention
of Rainbow Publishers in San Diego, California. In 1990, Wiliam Baxter became the co author of Old Testament Bible Puzzles
, New Testament Bible Puzzles , and the Life of Jesus Bible Puzzles.
Professional Singing for Professional Sports
William Baxter has often made appearances singing America's National Anthem (The Star Spangled Banner) at professional
sporting events. He has sung The National Anthem at home games for the Long Beach Armada and the Orange County Flyers(Golden
Baseball League), and for the Anaheim Arsenal (N.B.A. Development League). He moved to Colorado Springs, CO. in August 2010
to retire and be closer to family. He was recently asked to do the National Anthem for The Colorado Springs Sky Sox.