Born-again environmentalist still stumping for “Pickens Plan,” proposal to replace addiction to foreign oil with mixture of wind, nuclear, natural gas. Delayed construction of massive wind farm in Texas after credit markets seized and natural gas prices fell last fall. Graduated from Oklahoma State 1951 with degree in geology. Left to start Mesa Petroleum 1956 with $2,500. Sold to Richard Rainwater; made name with attempted takeovers of Phillips, Unocal. Net worth ravaged by plunge in oil prices, down 65% in past 12 months.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car surviving by dealing with insurance claims instead of focusing operations at troublesome airports; demand for temporary rentals remains steady so long as people’s cars break down. Left Washington University to join Navy; served as a fighter pilot on U.S.S. Enterprise during WWII. Became sales manager for St. Louis Cadillac distributor. Took 50% pay cut to start company that provided replacement cars. Business took off 1970s when insurance companies were ordered by courts to pay for replacement rentals. Son Andrew is chief executive, daughter Jo Ann Taylor Kindle runs Enterprise Foundation.
“I embarked upon yet another marital venture,” the groom recorded. Now legally wed, Ann and Paul moved into a beach house he bought in Malibu, though Paul continued to keep his clothes at his mother’s house. Sarah, for her part, was frosty to poor Ann. By the birth on December 20, 1933, of Gordon Peter, the marriage was on the rocks, and the couple separated.
Stalkers and concerns for his security had come with fame, making hotel life problematic. Perhaps, too, he decided it was finally time to settle down. In his own way and unique vocabulary, he envisioned it initially as “a sort of liaison base.” He weighed the merits of various capitals in Western Europe . People can be so different behind closed doors. That day, as he settled into Sutton Place, the richest man in the world had reason to feel giddy.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has called for a “very serious” investigation into the deadly crowd crush at the Astroworld Festival in Houston Friday night. It is starting to feel like a matter of when, not if, Prime Time will have the opportunity to head to the Power Five. We’ve gone from a slutty summer to a flaccid fall. According dr john delony net worth to a study by Match, a stunning majority of single dudes said sex is now less important to them. Aaron Rodgers was “tested” emotionally by the backlash from his comments about COVID-19 vaccines. Carey Price, goalie for the Montreal Canadiens, has returned to the team after spending about a month in treatment for substance use.