Frederick Baron


Age: 61

Democratic fund-raiser and trial lawyer who built a fortune representing plaintiffs in asbestos-exposure lawsuits and made headlines in August 2008 when he acknowledge sending money to Rielle Hunter, the former mistress of two-time Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards.

Cause of Death: Multiple myeloma or bone marrow cancer

Born: June 20, 1947

Died: October 30, 2008

Dallas, Texas