A file photo of Melaleuca founder Frank VanderSloot of Idaho Falls. Described as press shy, a direct marketing genius, a political raconteur, environmentalist and cattle breeder, he is now listed as Idaho’s richest resident by Forbes.
A file photo of Melaleuca founder Frank VanderSloot of Idaho Falls. Described as press shy, a direct marketing genius, a political raconteur, environmentalist and cattle breeder, he is now listed as Idaho’s richest resident by Forbes. Katherine Jones
A file photo of Melaleuca founder Frank VanderSloot of Idaho Falls. Described as press shy, a direct marketing genius, a political raconteur, environmentalist and cattle breeder, he is now listed as Idaho’s richest resident by Forbes. Katherine Jones

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