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Pickens in April 2011

Thomas Boone Pickens (May 22, 1928 – September 11, 2019), known as T. Boone Pickens, was an American businessman and financier.[1] Pickens was the chairman of BP Capital Management.[2] At the time of his death, Pickens had a net worth of $500 million. He was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma.

Pickens died on September 11, 2019 in Dallas, Texas from stroke-related problems at the age of 91.[3]


  1. Pickens, T. Boone (1987). Boone. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. pp. 149–260. ISBN 0-395-41433-4 .
  2. Pickens, T. Boone (1987). Boone. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-41433-4 . p. 73.
  3. Steinberg, Marty (2019-09-11). "T. Boone Pickens, the 'Oracle of Oil,' corporate raider and billionaire philanthropist, dies at 91" (in en).

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