J Wayne Fredericks
- Category : 1917-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (19)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 1
American businessman and diplomat, most notably serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1961 to 1967. His corporate work included positions at Kellogg's, Chase Manhattan Bank, and the Ford Motor Company. Fredericks was also at times a chief member of the Ford Foundation, vice president of the Overseas Development Council, and director of the Foreign Policy Association.
Fredericks suffered a stroke on 16 August 2004. He died two days later in a hospital in Bronxville, New York, aged 87.