Thom Satterlee

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: political extremist and leader of the Freedom County far-right anti-government movement that sought to secede from Washington state's Snohomish County over land-rights issues (including the state land-use legislation known as the Growth Management Act) in the late 1990's, in which a 1998 state Supreme Court ruling denied the claim.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a mudslide

 

Born: February 3, 1949

 

Died: March 22, 2014

 

Location: Oso, Washington