Tulsa Hall of Fame Inductees

Tulsa Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees

  • Portrait of David Hogan

    David Hogan

    David is a native Oklahoman, born in Vinita and moved with his family to Jones when he was pre-school age. His dad was a banker and his mother a homemaker and substitute school teacher. At an early age, David showed interest in business as a paperboy and working part time in a grocery store and… [Read On]

  • Portrait of Sally

    Sally & Tom Hughes

    Although neither Sally nor Tom are native Tulsans, they are both native Oklahomans.  Sally’s family immigrated from England through Williamsburg and Kentucky and on to southern Oklahoma where her grandfather was a physician in Indian Territory. Tom’s family immigrated through Kansas and on to eastern Oklahoma, then Indian Territory, to establish a hardware store 1901. … [Read On]

  • Portrait of Bonnie Klein

    Bonnie Klein

    Growing up on a farm in rural southeastern Arkansas, Bonnie Klein had no idea what her life would be like after moving to Tulsa. She and her late husband, Joe, a Philadelphia native, moved to Tulsa in 1970 with their four children. Bonnie says it was “love at first sight” with Tulsa.  The family settled… [Read On]

  • Portrait of Dayal Meshri

    Dayal Meshri

    Dayal Meshri was born in 1936 in British India. After the partition of British India in 1947 into “India” and “Pakistan”, his family moved to India and chose Indian citizenship.  He received a bachelor of science degree with honors in chemistry from Gujarat University, followed by a master’s of science from the university’s MR Institute… [Read On]

  • Portrait of William

    William & Robert Thomas

    William and Robert Thomas In 1976, twin brothers Bill and Bob co-founded Gemini Properties — a real estate operating and investment company. The company’s focus evolved toward seniors housing in 1989 with the founding of Senior Star. The company’s living and care options for aging adults include independent living, assisted living, and memory support. A… [Read On]