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That’s Life Changed Dallas’ retail face with the Market Center.
Poured more than $60 million into renovating Galveston’s historic Strand district; attended this year’s annual Mardi Gras ball in Galveston with Columbus’ ships painted on his head.That’s Life Perot Systems, launched as and EDS competitor in 1988, recently clinched $1 billion in contracts: “Right now this is a good business, but you couldn’t ride it forever.” Abandoned independent presidential campaign in July. The $400 million the Basses invested in Disney in 1984 is now worth more than $3 billion. • Robert Lee Moody Galveston • Inheritance (Insurance) • 57 $600 million, UP $40 million from 1991. Assets As the chairman of Moody National Bank, Robert presides over American National Insurance, the core of the Moody family fortune, founded in 1905 by his grandfather W. “Bobby works twenty-four hours a day; he’s always thinking work,” says a friend.A favorite Bass project has been the rebuilding and revitalization of downtown Fort Worth. from elder brother in 1971; in 1976 broke with family’s Baptist tradition and began selling beer and wine. Built Galveston’s Transitional Learning Community for the brain-damaged after son suffered head injury in Jeep accident.• Elizabeth Hall Reid Denton • Hallmark Cards • 70 $450 million.Assets Roughly two thirds (shared with out-of-state brother and sister) of Hallmark Cards, the $2.7 billion in sales greeting card giant founded by father, Joyce C. That’s Life Family lived simply on farm outside Kansas City, Kansas, despite wealth; Reid now lives on farm outside Denton.Fourth husband is Sotheby’s chairman, John Marion; keeps Manhattan apartment; neighbor is oil heir Gordon Getty. Temple • Wal-Mart, Grocery Distribution • 56 $430 million, UP $60 million from 1991. Assets Wal-Mart stock acquired in merger with family-owned grocery distribution firm, Mc Lane Company, in 1990.
Mc Lane just shelled out some $115 million to buy Houston Astros: “I’m a wholesale grocer who’s trying to learn baseball.” That’s Life Grandfather founded Mc Lane Company in 1894.
Over-building nationwide forced Crow to concentrate on property management instead of development. • Billy Harris Hayden Austin • Compu Add • 45 $400 million, DOWN $60 million from 1991.
Sluggish personal computer sales and new competitors take their toll.
That’s Life Valhi stock—worth $1.7 billion in 1990—hasn’t recovered from Simmons’ failed 1991 Lockheed takeover attempt. That’s Life Works twelve-hour days operating the neglected centers he buys, then renovates. Hassie, long plagued by mental problems, lives outside Dallas; spends time walking and following sports statistics.
Disgruntled stockholder in Maxxam, controlled by Charles Hurwitz; now suing company for financial mismanagement. Caroline’s Rosewood Hotels manages lavish properties, also owns Dallas’ Mansion on Turtle Creek and Crescent Court.
That’s Life Respected for business acumen and bird-hunting prowess.