Foster Friess

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Foster Friess
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Freiss at CPAC 2013
Born
Foster Stephen Friess

(1940-04-02)April 2, 1940
DiedMay 27, 2021(2021-05-27) (aged 81)
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison (BA)
Occupation
  • Businessman
  • politician
  • philanthropist
  • political donor
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Lynnette Estes (m. 1962)
Children4
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service1960–1974
RankUS-O3 insignia.svg Captain

Foster Stephen Friess (April 2, 1940 – May 27, 2021) was an American investment manager and politician. He was a well-known donor to Republican Party and Christian right causes.

Friess ran for the Republican nomination for Governor of Wyoming in the 2018 election. He lost the nomination to State Treasurer Mark Gordon.

In March 2021, Friess was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome. On May 27, 2021, he died from the disease in Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of 81.[1]

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