William Moncrief

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William Moncrief
Born
William Alvin Moncrief Jr.

(1920-03-27)March 27, 1920[1]
DiedDecember 29, 2021(2021-12-29) (aged 101)
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
NationalityUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Texas (BS)
OccupationBusinessman
Known forPresident of Moncrief Oil
Spouse(s)Three
ChildrenSeven
Parent(s)Elizabeth Moncrief
William Alvin "Monty" Moncrief

William Alvin "Tex" Moncrief Jr.[2][3] (March 27, 1920 – December 29, 2021) was an American businessman and philanthropist. He worked in the oil and gas sector.[4][5] He was President of Moncrief Oil, and was a billionaire member of the 2006 Forbes 400, with an estimated net worth of US$1 billion.[2]

Moncrief died on December 29, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas at the age of 101.[6]

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  1. "W. A. "Tex" Moncrief, Jr". The University of Texas System. Archived from the original on 3 December 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The 400 Richest Americans - #374 William Alvin Moncrief Jr", Forbes.com, 21 September 2006 [accessed 31 March 2014]
  3. Moncrief Oil International Pledges Gift That Could Total $500 Million for University" Archived 2015-03-29 at the Wayback Machine, The University of Texas at Austin, official website, 30 September 2008 [accessed 31 March 2014]
  4. "The World's Billionaires: #1587 William Moncrief, Jr." - Forbes.com [accessed 31 March 2014]
  5. Carroll, J. (2010) "Texas Wildcatter Moncrief Hits Latest Gusher Beneath Old Fields" - Bloomberg.com, 20 January 2010 [accessed 31 March 2014]
  6. Fort Worth philanthropist and legendary oilman William ‘Tex’ Moncrief dies at 101

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