Thomas Frist

Thomas Fearn Frist, Sr. (born December 15, 1910 died January 4,1998) was an American businessman. He is the father of US Senator Bill Frist. He founded Hospital Corporation of America, the largest private operator of health care facilities in the world, and is "widely regarded as the father of the modern for-profit hospital system" in the USA.cite news |url=http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B07E2D81130F93BA35752C0A96E958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=print |title=Dr. Thomas Frist Sr., HCA Founder, Dies at 87|author=Kenneth N. Gilpin |date=January 8 1998 |work=The New York Times |accessdate=]

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