About William Gould “Bill” Frazier

Bill Frazier is an American farmer and politician from the state of Indiana. A member of the Republican Party, he represented the 14th district in the Indiana Senate from 1968 to 1970.

A successful businessman, and farmer Bill Frazier’s family has lived in East Central Indiana for eight generations. He was born in Albany and graduated from Albany High School. He attended Purdue University and is a graduate of Ball State University. Bill is a member of Grace Baptist Church of Muncie. Bill and his now departed wife are the proud parents of six children, twin sons who are deceased, and seven grandchildren.

Bill served as a paratrooper with the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division receiving an honorable discharge. As a jumpmaster, he was disabled in the line of duty. Bill is also a commercial Lear Jet pilot.

After working full-time in Muncie area factories, Bill built and organized his own company consisting of mobile home communities, real estate, and farming in east central Indiana for over 57 years. Also, Bill is a member of the Chicago Board of Trade, Mid-America Commodity Exchange where he is a retired floor broker, acronym MIE.

Bill is active in many civic organizations: Sons of the American Revolution, Disabled American Veterans, and serving as past presiding officer of several local and national Masonic organizations over the past 50 plus years. Bill has been supporting County 4H Programs in East Central Indiana, buying show animals at the 4H Auctions for over 45 years.

As national president of the Traveler’s Protection Association in 1988-89, Bill headed an effort that raised $1,000,000 for scholarships for hearing impaired children. Many years ago, Bill and his wife established the William G. & Joan E. Frazier Foundation Inc., giving scholarships to high school graduates and cash awards to exceptional classroom teachers in East Central Indiana. Bill served many years as Republican Precinct Committeeman in Delaware County.

Bill and his now departed wife have given financial support to local, state, and federal Republican candidates for the past forty years. A conservative, Bill was elected to the Indiana State Senate in 1968 on a platform calling for a 20% tax reduction of your property taxes, which was later passed. Bill has also been nominated in four Republican Congressional primaries in east central Indiana. Bill worked closely with President Reagan on the SDI program presenting the film “Salt Syndrome” to high schools, civic clubs and other organizations in East Central Indiana.