|Birth: ||Jun. 17, 1933|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2006|
United States Political Figure. A two-time Libertarian Party candidate for United States President, he was on the ballot in 1996 and again in 2000, collecting 485,798 votes the first time he ran for president and 384,431 the second time. He was also a well-known motivational speaker and the author of some 13 books, including "How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World," "Why Government Doesn't Work," "The Great Libertarian Offer" and his most recent book, "Liberty A to Z: 872 Libertarian Soundbites You Can Use Right Now," was published in 2004. A popular public speaker since the 1960s, he had appeared news/public affair programs such as the "Today Show", "Hannity and Colmes", "The O'Reilly Factor", "Meet the Press", "Wall $treet Week", "The Larry King Show", and man others. He founded DownsizeDC.org, a group aimed at reducing the size of government, a basic tenet of the Libertarian Party. He also wrote books giving investment advice. (bio by: Fred Beisser)
Cause of death: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Mar 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13504577
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