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Southwest Airlines Co-Founder Rollin King Dies, Also Has Many Regrets

He regretted that he never got a chance to be the CEO of a company that is still largely associated with its other, now legendary founder, Herb Kelleher. King also regretted the way Kelleher grabbed the limelight at Southwest, and he was troubled that his own name had mostly faded from the company’s history. Plus, King was downright angry that, when he was talked about publicly, it was in the context of a lie.

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Wyly Brothers Found Liable In $550 Million SEC Fraud Trial, Ctd.

So what now? Should we rename the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, black out the sign on the Sam Wyly Hall at the University of Michigan’s business school, and knock over the Wyly Tower of Learning at Louisiana Tech? Does today’s decision by a jury of eight men and four women in New York — including a former model and the owner of an auto parts shop — permanently stain the business legacy of Sam and Charles Wyly?

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