Born December 28th, 1948 in Lansing, Michigan. Moved to San Diego 1990.
Two years in Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia as a pool hustler and semipro heavyweight boxer; retired undefeated @ 50 fights.
Co-owner of a long haul trucking company in the 80s.
Homeless 4 years, 4 months & 28 days 17 JAN 05 – 29 MAY 09 due to depression at the death of my Irish Wolfhound. http://atmyfriendsplace.com/my-story.
Robbed by on-duty Rosarito Beach, Mexico, police officer during a trip to Mexico. The cop committed suicide in his patrol unit after I made my ID.
Enrolled in college to ‘avoid the draft’, although I had 57 medical deferments and my lottery number was 334.
Owned an agency 39 years selling millions of dollars of life insurance by phone.
My web page is: www.billcady.com, and I publish a blog on behalf of the homeless at: www.atmyfriendsplace.com.
Sold cars mid 70s; head mechanic of a drag racing team and drove a ‘66 Chevelle SS … 540 hp … 10.13/138 mph ¼ mile, beat the 1969 National Record for Super Stock ‘D’ at an unsanctioned meet.
Drove a laundry truck as a teenager, then delivered auto parts, was an employment counselor, worked as a bouncer in sleazy bars and as a bodyguard on occasion.
Married four times, 24 years, but I did it in shifts averaging six years apiece.
Unmarried at my request four times, managed to kick that habit in 1999 and don't intend to revisit it again.
Six kids, ages 43 – 32; two adopted, one procreative, three stepchildren; three boys, three girls, two of each. Became a convicted felon in February, 2010 for past due child support … the "child" is a 32-year-old homosexual estranged from me since 1990.
Still smoke Winston 100s, look sorta cute whenever I cough, don't drink much anymore, but still provide the occasional cuss word when/where appropriate.
Politically conservative, known as a "Repubendent".
Currently writing novels and freelancing as jobs are made available.