This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Bill Frist

Bill FristAKA William Harrison Frist, Sr.

Born: 22-Feb-1952
Birthplace: Nashville, TN

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Doctor
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senate Majority Leader, 2003-07

Cardiac surgeon, later US Senate majority leader. A killer of kittens, Frist recounts in his 1989 memoir Transplant: A Heart Surgeon's Account of the Life-and-Death Dramas of the New Medicine how he obtained kittens from a Boston animal shelter under false pretenses and performed medical experiments on them.

Father: Thomas Fearn Frist, Sr. (doctor, b. 15-Dec-1910, d. 4-Jan-1998)
Mother: Dorothy Cate Frist (b. 6-Sep-1910, d. 6-Jan-1998)
Brother: Thomas Frist, Jr. (physician, CEO of HCA)
Girlfriend: Katie (broken engagement)
Wife: Karyn McLaughlin (m. 1982)
Son: William Harrison Frist, Jr. ("Harrison", b. circa 1983)
Son: Jonathan
Son: Bryan

    High School: Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN (1970)
    University: BA, Princeton University (1974)
    Medical School: MD, Harvard Medical School (1978)
    Administrator: Stanford University

    US Senator, Tennessee (1995-2007)
    Alfalfa Club 2002
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Fred Thompson PAC
    George W. Bush for President
    iCitizen Advisory Board
    Jefferson Awards Board of Selectors
    John McCain 2008
    Kennedy Center ex-officio member
    Leadership Institute Bi-Partisan Congressional Advisory Board
    National Endowment for Democracy Board Member
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Romney Victory Inc.
    Rotary International
    Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents
    Terror Free Tomorrow Advisory Board
    United Way
    Volunteer PAC
    Young Men's Christian Association
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service
    Endorsement of Pepsi 2008
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam
    Dubya Nickname Fristy

Rotten Library Page:
Bill Frist

Is the subject of books:
Healing America: The Life of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and the Issues that Shape Our Times, 2004, BY: Charles Martin, DETAILS: (biography)

Author of books:
Transplant: A Heart Surgeon's Account of the Life-and-Death Dramas of the New Medicine (1989, memoir)
When Every Moment Counts: What You Need to Know About Bioterrorism from the Senate's Only Doctor (2002, nonfiction)
"Good People Beget Good People": A Genealogy of the Frist Family (2003, with Shirley Wilson)

Create a map starting with Bill Frist
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications