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Buddy Fogelson

Lawyer + Businessman + Colonel
Male
Born Feb 16, 1900
Hometown Lincoln, Nebraska
Died Dec 1, 1987
Death Place Dallas
Other Names Elijah E. "Buddy"...

Elijah E. "Buddy" Fogelson was an American lawyer, Army Colonel, businessman, horse and cattle breeder, and philanthropist. Although born in Lincoln, Nebraska, he spent a large part of his life in Texas where he attended Texas Christian University in 1919 and 1920. He went on to make a fortune as a wildcatter in the oil industry.… Read More

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  • On The Road; Culture With Adobe
    NYTimes - Sep 17, 1999
  • Books In Brief: Nonfiction
    NYTimes - Jan 31, 1999
  • Greer Garson, 92, Actress, Dies; Won Oscar For 'Mrs. Miniver'
    NYTimes - Apr 07, 1996
  • Notes On People; Greer Garson's Comeback
    NYTimes - Jan 05, 1981

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1900 Birth Born on February 16, 1900.

TEENAGE

1919 19 Years Old Although born in Lincoln, Nebraska, he spent a large part of his life in Texas where he attended Texas Christian University in 1919 and 1920. … Read More

FORTIES

1941 41 Years Old In 1941 Buddy Fogelson acquired the Forked Lightning Ranch along the Pecos River about 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico on which he raised Santa Gertrudis cattle. … Read More
1945 45 Years Old Immediately following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, Fogelson was part of the United States Military Mission in Moscow.
1947 47 Years Old Discharged from the Army, Fogelson returned to business in Texas where in 1947 he co-founded the Pan American Sulphur Company which developed and operated a major sulfur mine in Jaltipan, Veracruz, Mexico.
1948 48 Years Old On a visit to Hollywood in 1948, Fogelson was introduced by his friend Peter Lawford to actress Greer Garson, and the two married a year later. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1971 71 Years Old The couple maintained homes in Dallas and Los Angeles, and spent a great deal of time at their Spanish style hacienda on the Forked Lightning Ranch. An owner/breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses, in 1971 Fogelson purchased Ack Ack from the estate of Harry F. Guggenheim. … Read More
1982 82 Years Old Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1982, Buddy Fogelson died in Dallas in 1987.
1987 88 Years Old On Buddy Fogelson's death in 1987, the Forked Lightning Ranch was divided between his widow and his son. … Read More
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