Pickens, Kerr among hall inductees
Sunday, May 18th 2003, 12:00 am
News On 6
Texas oil tycoon Boone Pickens will soon join the ranks of Oklahoma's greatest.
Pickens and six others have been chosen for induction into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.
A native of Holdenville, Oklahoma, Pickens is renowned for his development of Dallas-based Mesa Petroleum Company and his advocacy for corporate shareholders.
Also on the list of Oklahomans to be inducted in November:
Robert S. Kerr Junior -- a senior partner of Kerr, Irvine, Rhodes and Ables and head of the Kerr Foundation.
William H. Crawford -- a banker known for his wildlife conservation efforts.
George Henderson -- who with his position at the University of Oklahoma, became the first black in the state to hold an endowed professorship.
William G. Paul -- a former senior vice president and general counsel for Phillips Petroleum.
Milann H. Siegfried -- an active civic leader and philanthropist.
William K. Warren Junior -- a successful businessman and philanthropist.