Marshall Fritz

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Marshall Fritz
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BornMarch 10, 1943
DiedNovember 4, 2008

Marshall Fritz (March 10, 1943 – November 4, 2008) was an American libertarian activist. A native of Inglewood, California, Fritz was chairman, founder, and former president of the Alliance for the Separation of School and State.[1] Prior to founding that organization, he founded the Advocates for Self-Government, a non-profit, non-partisan libertarian advocacy and education center. He employed "The World's Smallest Political Quiz" as a lead in to ask for signatures on the pledge. Throughout the 1990s and until his illness prevented his pursuits, Fritz organized an annual "Sep Con" as a forum to encourage families to remove their children from government funded schools.

Fritz died at his home in Fresno, California, on November 4, 2008, from pancreatic cancer.[2]


  1. ^ Marshall Fritz bio Archived 2007-02-09 at the Wayback Machine,
  2. ^ (2008-11-05) "Press release:Libertarian Party mourns loss of libertarian leader Marshall Fritz", Retrieved on 2008-11-06

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