William Harrison Frist, Sr.
|Also Known As:||""Bill""|
|Birthplace:||Nashville, TN, USA|
Son of Thomas Fearn Frist, Sr. and Dorothy Frist
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About Bill Frist, U.S. Senator
William Harrison "Bill" Frist, Sr. (born February 22, 1952) is an American physician, businessman, and politician. He began his career as an heir and major stockholder to the for-profit hospital chain of Hospital Corporation of America. Frist later served two terms as a Republican United States Senator representing Tennessee. He was the Republican Majority Leader from 2003 until his retirement in 2007.
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.