Fred Trump

American real estate developer; father of Donald Trump

Frederick Christ "Fred" Trump (October 11, 1905 – June 25, 1999) was an American real estate developer and philanthropist. He was the father of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States. He also had a daughter Maryanne, who became an attorney and was appointed as a judge to the United States Court of Appeals.

Fred Trump
Frederick Christ Trump

(1905-10-11)October 11, 1905
New York City, United States
DiedJune 25, 1999(1999-06-25) (aged 93)
Resting placeLutheran All Faiths Cemetery, New York City
EducationPratt Institute
Richmond Hill High School
OccupationHead of Fred Trump Organization
Known for
Parent(s)Frederick Trump
Elizabeth Christ Trump

Trump's development company built and managed single-family houses in Queens, barracks and garden apartments for U.S. Navy personnel near major shipyards along the East Coast, and more than 27,000 apartments in New York City.[1]

Trump was born in The Bronx, New York. He married Mary Anne MacLeod in 1936. Their marriage would last until Trump's death in 1999. Trump died in New Hyde Park, New York from pneumonia complicated by Alzheimer's disease, aged 93.[2]


  1. "Woody Guthrie Wrote of His Contempt for His Landlord, Donald Trump's Father". The New York Times. January 25, 2016. Retrieved October 25, 2016.
  2. Mosconi, Angela (June 26, 1999). "Fred Trump, Dad of Donald, Dies at 93". New York Post.