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