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Sam Fox

Born: 9-May-1929
Birthplace: Desloge, MO

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Philanthropist
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Belgium

Military service: US Naval Reserve

CEO of Harbour Group. Donated $50,000 to Swift Boat Veterans for Truth in 2004. Originally nominated for the position of Ambassador to Belgium on 4 December 2006, Fox faced a critical Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing 27 February 2007, facing scrutiny from John Kerry among others in the Democratic-controlled Senate. Expected to fail, the nomination was withdrawn the following day, just before the committee was to vote, but a week later Fox was installed via recess appointment during the Senate's spring break.


[1] Chairman, Republican Jewish Coalition.

Father: Max Fox (Michel Fuks)
Mother: Fanny Gold
Sister: Esther
Brother: Irwin
Wife: Marilyn R. Widman (m. 25-Oct-1953, five children)
Daughter: Cheryl Ann
Daughter: Pamila Sue
Son: Jeffrey Lawrence Fox
Son: Gregory Fox

    University: BA Business, Washington University in St. Louis (1951)
    Administrator: Trustee, Washington University in St. Louis (1989-)

    US Ambassador to Belgium (2007-)
    Americans for a Republican Majority
    Boy Scouts of America Chairman and President, Greater St. Louis Council
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Cantor for Congress
    DeMint for Senate Committee
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Elizabeth Dole for President
    Every Republican is Crucial PAC
    Free and Strong America PAC
    Freedom and Free Enterprise PAC
    Friends of Dick Lugar
    Friends of George Allen
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    Friends of Mark Foley
    Friends of Roy Blunt
    Friends of Senator D'Amato 1998 Committee
    John McCain 2008
    Libby Legal Defense Trust
    McCain 2000
    Pete Coors for Senate
    Progress for America Voter Fund
    Rely on Your Beliefs Fund
    Republican Jewish Coalition National Chairman
    Restore Our Future
    Romney for President
    Romney Victory Inc.
    Santorum 2000
    Santorum 2006
    Spirit of America
    Steele for Maryland
    Swift Boat Veterans for Truth
    Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity
    Tom Delay Congressional Committee
    Bush Pioneer 2000
    Bush Pioneer 2004 Ranger
    Ukrainian Ancestry paternal
    Jewish Ancestry


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