Best of 2019: Pickens, Perot Remembered As Larger-Than Life Business Leaders

Editors Note: As 2019 turns into 2020, we’re taking the opportunity to look back at some of our best and biggest stories of the year. The loss of two business legends – H. Ross Perot and T. Boone Pickens – was one of those stories.

In a matter of just a few months, Dallas has lost two of its most colorful business legends: H. Ross Perot at age 89 in July, T. Boone Pickens at 91 in September.

Remember “Ross for Boss?”

D Magazine has described the two-time third-party presidential candidate as “a man whose wealth, talent, and drive arguably left a larger mark on North Texas than any other.”

Pickens, the self-made oil tycoon, could draw high praise, too.

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