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Foster Friess

Foster FriessAKA Foster Stephen Friess

Born: 2-Apr-1940
Birthplace: Rice Lake, WI
Died: 27-May-2021
Location of death: Scottsdale, AZ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Born-Again Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Philanthropist
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Friess Associates

Military service: US Army (Intelligence Officer)

"On this contraceptive thing, my Gosh it's such [sic] inexpensive. You know, back in my days, they used Bayer aspirin for contraception. The gals put it between their knees, and it wasn't that costly."[1]

[1] Interview with Andrea Mitchell, 16 February 2012. When informed by Mitchell that Rick Santorum strongly opposed contraceptives (which surprised him, despite spending $1.7M of his own money on Santorum's campaign), he responded, "Do you honestly think that if Senator Santorum becomes president, we're going to get rid of contraceptives?"

Father: Albert Friess (cattle rancher)
Mother: Ethel Foster
Wife: Lynnette Estes ("Lynn", m. 1962, until his death, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Carrie
Son: Michael R. Friess (deaf)
Son: Stephen
Daughter: Traci

    High School: Rice Lake High School, Rice Lake, WI (1958)
    University: BA Business, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1962)
    University: University of Oslo

    Member of the Board of Friess Associates, LLC (1974)
    Brittingham, Inc. Director of Research (1964)
    Member of the Board of Bank of Delaware
    The Daily Caller $3 million investment (2010)
    America's Foundation
    Ashcroft 2000
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Campaign America Inc.
    Center for Security Policy
    Citizens United
    Council for National Policy (1988), Executive Committee (1994), Vice President (1996), Board of Governors (1996, 1998), President (1998)
    Elizabeth Dole for President
    Ensign for Senate
    Every Republican is Crucial PAC
    Forbes 2000
    Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
    Friends of George Allen
    Friends of Jim Inhofe Committee
    George W. Bush for President
    Good Government for America Committee
    Grow PAC
    John Templeton Foundation Board of Advisers
    Life Enrichment Foundation Founder
    McCain for Senate '98
    McCain 2000
    National Conservative Campaign Fund
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    National Republican Senatorial Committee National Finance Committee
    Newt 2012
    Our Country Deserves Better PAC
    Pete Coors for Senate
    Pete du Pont for President National Finance Committee
    Prosperity PAC
    Quayle 2000
    Republican National Committee
    Restore Our Future
    Romney for President
    Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Advisory Council
    Safari Club International
    Santorum 2000
    Santorum 2006
    Steele for Maryland
    Trump Victory $100,000 (5-Oct-2016)
    Young Men's Christian Association Maryvale, AZ
    Chi Phi Fraternity President
    Born-Again Christian (Oct-1978)
    Evolution Skeptics

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