Legends

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Induction Dinner and Corporate
Sponsorship Opportunities, visit
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Check back in the Fall 2020 to see when
the 2021 nomination period opens


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Phone: 713-960-1820
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Houston, TX 77027

Class of 2020 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.

Hall of fame legends

2019

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

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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

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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 

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2015

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

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2014

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

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2013

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

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2012

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

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2011

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

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2010

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

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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