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William J. "Bill" Federer is an American writer.
Federer was born October 1, 1957, and raised in the south of St. Louis, Missouri, the fifth of eleven children. He graduated from Saint Louis University in 1980 with a degree in Accounting/Business Administration.
Federer has written 20 books, including George Washington Carver - His Life and Faith in His Own Words, America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations (his best-selling work), The Faith of FDR, The Ten Commandments and Their Influence on American Law, Three Secular Reasons Why America Should Be Under God, and What Every American Needs to Know About the Quran: A History of Islam and the United States.
He hosts the daily program Faith in History on the TCT Network and has a daily radio show, The American Minute, which summarizes what happened on a certain day in history, on the Salem Radio Network.
In 2000, Federer ran unsuccessfully for Minority Leader Dick Gephardt's seat in St.Louis.
Federer signed a November 2009 ecumenical statement known as the Manhattan Declaration: A Call of Christian Conscience.
Federer has served on the board and staff of several nonprofit organizations, ministries, and schools.