Fred Young is a retired businessman and conservative donor.
Education and career
Young earned a bachelor's degree from Cornell University in 1964, and an MBA and master's degree in engineering from Cornell in 1966.
Young served as president and CEO of Young Radiator, a company founded by his father in 1927. Young sold the company to MotivePower Industries in 1999, after which Young retired as CEO.
In 2012, Young donated $100,000 to The Club for Growth Action, a conservative Super PAC. Young has supported other conservative groups and candidates, including Scott Walker. Young serves on the boards of the Cato Institute and the Reason Foundation. In 2013, Young filed a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's campaign finance contribution limits.