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Ornate desk owned by late oil magnate headed to Oklahoma

Oct. 9, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An ornate conference-room table where the late legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens made billion-dollar deals and hosted VIPs in his Dallas office is heading to the Oklahoma Capitol. Officials at Oklahoma State University announced Wednesday that the 24-foot-long table and 22 leather...

Oklahoma State memorial honors benefactor T. Boone Pickens

Sep. 26, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The life of Oklahoma State University alumnus and benefactor T. Boone Pickens has been celebrated on the campus where the late energy industry billionaire donated hundreds of millions of dollars to support academic and athletic programs. Pickens, who died in Dallas on Sept. 11 at...

'Bigger than life' Pickens remembered at Texas funeral

Sep. 19, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — T. Boone Pickens was remembered at a Dallas funeral on Thursday for his humor, tenacity and larger-than-life personality. "Boone was bigger than life. In fact, Boone was bigger than Texas itself," Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said at the service at Highland Park United Methodist Church. Abbott...