Pickens, T. Boone
|Birthname||Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr.|
|born on||22 May 1928 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )|
|Place||Holdenville, Oklahoma, 35n05, 96w24|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||01°44' 21°05 Asc. 22°14'|
American business magnate and financier, nicknamed the 'Oracle of Oil,' who 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 USD 500 million.
His books included Boone (1987), The Luckiest Guy in the World (2001) and The First Billion is the Hardest: Reflections on a life of Comebacks and America's Energy Future (2008).
Pickens married five times, divorced five times and had five children, including one adopted daughter. He died at his home in Dallas, Texas on 11 September 2019 at age 91. He was in declining health and suffered a series of strokes and a fall in 2017, but the cause of death was not disclosed at the time.
- Work : Prize 2003 (Oklahoma Hall of Fame)
- Health : Acute illness 2017 (Series of strokes)
- Health : Accident (Non-fatal) 2017 (Fall)
Sy Scholfield quotes date and place from him in an interview: "May 22, 1928 ... in Holdenville ... in Oklahoma" , and quotes time of "night" from news report: "On the Depression-era night when Boone Pickens was born..." ("Tycoon's $165M gift to Oklahoma State raises both hopes and questions" by Phil Shockley, 21 Feb. 2007 ). A time of 9pm is speculative.
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke
- Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (Four)
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Five)
- Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
- Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
- Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
- Personal : Birth : Cesarean
- Personal : Birth : Difficult birth
- Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier
- Vocation : Business : Business owner (Magnate)
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
- Vocation : Misc. : Farmer/ Rancher
- Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Oklahoma)