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T. Boone Pickens
Pickens at the 2011 Time 100 gala
Thomas Boone Pickens Jr.
May 22, 1928
Holdenville, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Died||September 11, 2019
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Alma mater||Oklahoma State University|
|Occupation||Chairman of BP Capital Management|
|Net worth||US$500 million (November 2016)|
(m. 1949; div. 1971)
(m. 1972; div. 1998)
(m. 2000; div. 2004)
(m. 2005; div. 2012)
(m. 2014; div. 2017)
Thomas Boone Pickens Jr. (May 22, 1928 – September 11, 2019) was an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chaired the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known takeover operator and corporate raider during the 1980s. As of November 2016, Pickens had a net worth of $500 million.
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