Bill Bangert

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    December 29, 2011
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    July 15, 2011

    Bill Bangert: World's Strongest Mayor Dead at 87

    Bangert on the cover of the RFT in 2001.​Bill Bangert the former mayor of the tiny St. Louis municipality of Champ (pop. 14) died Tuesday at the age of 87. Before falling ill to Parkinson's disease in recent years, Bangert had once considered himself to be "world's strongest mayor" -- physically. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 10, 2001

    Kilted Lovers

    Forest Park plays host to a highland fling

  • News

    February 14, 2001

    The Champ

    Bill Bangert wanted a world-class domed stadium in St. Louis County, but all he got was a tiny town. Now the 77-year-old dreamer is back in Missouri with a few more nutty ideas.