Archives for: March 2010

Tulsa Hall of Fame 2002 Inductees

  • Portrait of Margery Mayo Bird

    Margery Mayo Bird

    Margery Mayo Bird counts herself fortunate to be the daughter of prominent Tulsa pioneers John and Lillian Mayo and the sister of Burch Mayo. Margery graduated from Holland Hall, attended Connecticut College for Women, and graduated from Erskine School in Boston. Tulsa was growing rapidly, with women becoming more involved in community service, and the… [Read On]

  • Portrait of Chester Cadieux

    Chester Cadieux

    Chester Cadieux is chairman of QuikTrip, a Tulsa based regional convenience store operation.  QuikTrip employs more than 6,000 workers in nearly 400 stores from Atlanta to Phoenix.  Annual sales top three billion dollars.  He co-founded QuikTrip with Burt B. Holmes in 1958. Chester was working then with the dual title of Night Manager/President.  He still… [Read On]

  • Portrait of Henry Kravis

    Henry Kravis

    Tulsa native Henry Kravis is a founder of the New York merchant banking firm that pioneered the development of the management buyout. Kravis earned a B.A. in Economics from Claremont McKenna College, California and an M.B.A. from the Columbia University in New York.  While at Columbia, Kravis was also Vice-President of Katy Industries, where he… [Read On]

  • Portrait of James W. Pielsticker

    James W. Pielsticker

    His family and his community lost James William Pielsticker in a plane crash in Canada in 2001.  Jim grew up in Tulsa, graduated from Notre Dame and the OU Law School, served as an Army officer in Germany, and practiced law in Tulsa before acquiring the small Arrow Trucking Company in 1968.  Arrow grew to… [Read On]

  • Portrait of Ray H. Siegfried II

    Ray H. Siegfried II

     Tulsa native Ray H. Siegfried II acquired a bankrupt NORDAM with eight employees in 1969.  The NORDAM Group is now an international aviation service and manufacturing company with six divisions on three continents, and a staff of over 2,500. Siegfried graduated from the University of Notre Dame where he was on the boxing and wrestling… [Read On]

  • Portrait of Joseph H. Williams

    Joseph H. Williams

    Joseph H. Williams is a 1956 graduate of Yale University. After serving as an Artillery Officer from 1956-58, he joined the PipeLine Construction Division of what was then Williams Brothers Company. He rose to Resident Manager of the Overseas Construction Division in Iran and returned to the United States in 1968 to the expanding Williams… [Read On]