Dan Wiener

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Dan Wiener
Libertarian Party of California
Personal Details
Residence: Simi Valley, California
Party: Libertarian

Daniel (Dan) Wiener was the editor of the earliest newsletters of the Libertarian Party of California. He served as state Chair circa 1980, Secretary in the early 2000s, and on the state Judicial Committee. He also served as an LNC regional representative. He ran for State Assembly in 1980, and for US House in 1982 and 1986.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian Party of California
  • Chair (c 1980)
  • Secretary (early 2000s)
  • Newsletter Editor (1970s)
  • Judicial Committee
Daniel Wiener donating material from his attic, 27 August 2021

As one of the earliest members of the Libertarian Party of California, he had an extensive collection of material relating to the history of the party, including information about conventions and various campaigns, most notably the Ed Clark campaign for governor, state and local newsletters, and minutes and reports relating to the state party.

Personal Background

Dan attended MIT, graduating in 1970 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. While there, he was an editor of Ergo, a student newspaper serving MIT and Harvard with libertarian / Objectivist news and commentary.

He lives in Simi Valley, California with his wife Sandi Webb; they have one daughter Aubri Webb.