Archives for: February 2010

Tulsa Hall of Fame 2006 Inductees

  • Portrait of Sam Avey

    Sam Avey

    Sam Avey loved Tulsa, once remarking that he would rather be broke in Tulsa than rich anywhere else. Sam E. Avey was born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in l895 and lived his early life in Cherryvale, Kansas. He spent six years traveling with theatrical stock companies (vaudeville) as a prop man and actor before returning to… [Read On]

  • Portrait of John A. Brock

    John A. Brock

    Businessman and community leader John A. Brock was born in Durant, Oklahoma. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1953 and served as an artillery officer in the Korean War. Brock has spent some 50 years exploring and producing oil and gas. Since 1981, he has been… [Read On]

  • Portrait of David Kyle

    David Kyle

    David Kyle joined Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, a division of ONEOK in 1974. He spent three years as president and chief operating officer of the company. In August 2000, he was named chairman, president and chief executive officer of ONEOK. Kyle, a native of Wichita, Kansas, grew up in Oklahoma City. He earned a bachelor’s… [Read On]

  • Portrait of Steve Malcolm

    Steve Malcolm

    Steve Malcolm is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Williams and exemplifies his motto to “work hard, have fun, and treat people with respect.” He graduated from the University of Missouri in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and joined Williams in 1984 as director of business development for Williams Natural Gas… [Read On]

  • Portrait of Frances W. O

    Frances W. O’Hornett

    A life long supporter of the arts, Frances O’Hornett was born in Tulsa to Frederick and Pauline Walter. In 1935, she graduated from Holland Hall and then graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a bachelor’s degree in 1939. She credits Sarah Lawrence with shaping her strong interest in the arts. She returned to Tulsa and… [Read On]