Hugh Liedtke

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: founder with his brother William Liedtke and former president George H. W. Bush of Zapata Petroleum Corporation, the company that eventually became Pennzoil, and who was best known for leading Pennzoil to its $3 billion victory over Texaco following a four-year battle for control of Getty Oil.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: February 10, 1922

 

Died: March 28, 2003

 

Location: Houston, Texas