Hall of Fame Legends

Induction Dinner

For details on the 2020/2021 Legends
Induction Dinner and Corporate
Sponsorship Opportunities, visit
our Induction Dinner page.


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TBHF Announces Class of 2020/2021 Legends

Class of 2020/2021 legends

mark cuban

dallas mavericks & axs TV

JOHN PAUL DEJORIA

PAUL MITCHELL &
THE PATRÓN SPIRITS COMPANY

John C. Goff

CRESCENT REAL ESTATE & GOFF CAPITAL, INC.

MORTON H. MEYERSON

MORTON H. MEYERSON FAMILY FOUNDATION & 2M COMPANIES

GERALD SMITH

SMITH GRAHAM & CO.

RANDALL STEPHENSON

AT&T INC.

Thank you to all of our legends who participated in the 2020/2021 inductee ballot.

Carlos Alvarez
Charlie Amato
Barry G. Andrews
Greg Armstrong
Colleen Barrett
Frank Bennack, Jr.
Lucy Billingsley
Albert Chao (Chao Family)
Charles E. Cheever, Jr.
Ernest (Ernie) Cockrell
Tom Dobson
Gary Dudley
Robert Duncan
Dick Evans
Donald L. Evans
Gerald Ford
Douglas L. Foshee

Paul Foster
Bill Greehey
James T. Hackett
Gordon Hartman
Douglas D. Hawthorne
Forrest E. Hoglund
Ray L. Hunt
Woody L. Hunt
Walter E. Johnson
Gary C. Kelly
Rosemary E. Kowalski
Dr. James R. Leininger
Michael Linn
Red McCombs
Drayton McLane, Jr.
Lee Roy Mitchell
W.A. “Tex” Moncrief, Jr.

Harvey E. Najim
John L. Nau, III
Dennis E. Nixon
Harry Pefanis
Stan Richards
Corbin Robertson, Jr.
Philip Romano
Jeff Sandefer
Sam L. Susser
Dennert O. Ware
David Weekley
Richard (Dick) Weekley
Edward Whitacre
Patricia Will
Welcome Wilson, Sr.
Dan Wolterman
Donald Zale


Hall of fame legends

2019

  • Richard W. Fisher
  • George C. “Tim” Hixon 
  • Bill Miller Family
  • Kendra Scott
  • Robert F. Smith
  • Graham Weston

Read Legend Bios

2018

  • Albert Chao
  • Dorothy Chao Jenkins
  • James Chao
  • T.T. Chao
  • Ernest (Ernie) Cockrell
  • Jim Crane
  • Jim McIngvale 
  • David Weekley
  • Richard (Dick) Weekley
  • Patricia Will

Read Legend Bios

2017

  • Lucy Billingsley
  • David Bonderman
  • Forrest E. Hoglund
  • Stan Richards
  • Carl Sewell
  • Zale/Lipshy Families

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2016

  • Warren E. Buffett
  • Charles E. Cheever, Jr.
  • Dian Graves Stai
  • Gordon V. Hartman
  • Gary C. Kelly
  • Charles T. Munger
  • Dennert O. Ware 

Read Legend Bios

2015

  • Greg Armstrong
  • Woody L. Hunt
  • Michael C. Linn
  • Harry Pefanis
  • Grady Rosier
  • Dan Wolterman

Read Legends Bios

2014

  • Donald L. Evans
  • Gerald J. Ford
  • Douglas D. Hawthorne, FACHE
  • Trevor Rees-Jones
  • Harold C. Simmons
  • Kelcy Warren

Read Legends Bios

2013

  • Charlie Amato
  • Tom Dobson
  • Gary Dudley
  • Paul Foster
  • Joseph M. “Jody“ Grant
  • H-E-B
  • Rex W. Tillerson

Read Legends Bios

2012

  • Donald Adam          
  • Frank A. Bennack, Jr.
  • Douglas L. Foshee
  • John L. Nau, III
  • Todd Wagner

Read Legend Bios

2011

  • Barry G. Andrews    
  • Colleen Barrett
  • Lee Roy Mitchell
  • Ross Perot, Jr.
  • Welcome Wilson, Sr.

Read Legend Bios

2010

  • Carlos Alvarez
  • Robert Duncan
  • W.A. “Monty“ Moncrief
  • W.A. “Tex“ Moncrief, Jr.
  • Harvey E. Najim

Read Legend Bios

2009

  • James T. Hackett
  • Philip Romano
  • Jerry L. Susser
  • Sam J. Susser
  • Sam L. Susser
  • Martha Fuller Turner

2008

  • Dick Evans
  • Mike A. Myers
  • Glen E. Roney
  • Kern Wildenthal, MD, PhD

2007

  • Tom Benson
  • Dr. James R. Leininger
  • Paul J. Sarvadi
  • Clayton W. Williams, Jr.

2006

  • Joe B. Foster
  • Dennis E. Nixon
  • Lee R. Raymond
  • Corbin J. Robertson, Jr.
  • Jeff Sandefer

2005

  • Walter E. Johnson
  • Jerry Jones
  • T. Boone Pickens
  • Vin Prothro
  • Tim Word

2004

  • Tilman J. Fertitta
  • Matt F. Gorges
  • Peter Holt
  • Rosemary E. Kowalski
  • Lowell H. Lebermann, Jr.

2003

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Allen J. Becker
  • Dan L. Duncan
  • Reese M. Rowling
  • Robert B. Rowling

2002

  • Robert J. Allison, Jr.
  • Louis A. Beecherl, Jr.
  • William E. “Bill” Greehey
  • Lee William “Bill” McNutt, Jr.
  • Robert D. Rogers

2001

  • Stanford J. Alexander
  • Rod Canion
  • Don D. Jordan
  • Charles L. “Chuck” Watson

2000

  • Henry C. Beck, Jr.
  • Al Casey
  • A.R. “Tony” Sanchez, Jr.
  • Roger Staubach
  • H.B. Zachry, Jr.
  • H.B. Zachry, Sr.

1999

  • President George H.W. Bush
  • Tom Friedkin
  • The Caroline Rose Hunt Family
  • L. Lowry Mays
  • Louis M. Pearce, Jr.
  • Eckhard Pfeiffer

1998

  • Mary Crowley
  • Michael Dell
  • Harold Hook
  • S. Roger Horchow
  • Red McCombs

1997

  • J.S. Abercrombie
  • Lamar Hunt
  • Robert C. McNair, Sr.
  • Fayez Sarofim
  • Edward E. Whitacre, Jr.

1996

  • Ebby Halliday Acers
  • Anne Windfohr Marion
  • Harry K. Smith
  • William T. Solomon
  • Lionel Sosa

1995

  • Joe L. Albritton
  • Governor Dolph Briscoe
  • Joe M. Dealey
  • Robert W. Decherd
  • William Stamps Farish
  • W. Carloss Morris
  • Stewart Morris
  • James M. Moroney, Jr.

1994

  • Comer J. Cottrell
  • Charles G. Cullum
  • Robert B. Cullum
  • John P. Harbin
  • George P. Mitchell
  • John V. Roach

1993

  • Aron S. Gordon
  • The Kruse Family
  • Robert M. Luby
  • Robert R. Onstead
  • Ambassador Robert S. Strauss
  • Ben Taub

1992

  • The Baird Family
  • Roy M. Huffington
  • Ray L. Hunt
  • Drayton McLane, Jr.
  • W. Ray Wallace

1991

  • John F. Baugh
  • Gordon A. Cain
  • Governor William P. Clements, Jr.
  • Thomas C. Frost
  • Howard R. Hughes, Jr.
  • Ben J. Rogers

1990

  • Jack S. Blanton
  • Norman Brinker
  • Edwin L. Cox
  • Cecil H. Green
  • Frank W. McBee, Jr.

1989

  • Albert B. Alkek
  • Perry R. Bass
  • Hugh Roy Cullen
  • Ben F. Love
  • McHenry Tichenor

1988

  • John S. Justin, Jr.
  • Herbert D. Kelleher
  • George Kozmetsky
  • Frank W. Mayborn
  • Henry S. Miller, Jr.

1987

  • Lloyd M. Bentsen, Sr.
  • Robert H. Dedman
  • Gerald D. Hines
  • General Robert F. McDermott
  • Robert A. Mosbacher, Sr.

1986

  • Mary Kay Ash
  • Amon Carter, Sr.
  • Ray Ellison
  • H.L. Hunt
  • Ross Perot

1985

  • Trammell Crow
  • Judge James Elkins, Sr.
  • Walter M. Mischer, Sr.
  • Eddy C. Scurlock
  • Gus S. Wortham

1984

  • Monroe Anderson
  • William Clayton
  • J.M. Haggar, Sr.
  • Oveta Culp Hobby
  • Stanley Marcus
  • Clint W. Murchison, Jr.
  • Sid Richardson
  • John Shary
  • Joe C. Thompson
  • Sam Young, Sr.
  • Joe Zeppa

1983

  • George R. Brown
  • Herman Brown
  • Jesse H. Jones
  • J. Erik Jonsson
  • Robert Kleberg, Jr.
  • L.F. McCollum
  • W.D. Noel
  • Charles Tandy
  • Arthur Temple