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Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane Inducted into Texas Business Hall of Fame

Induction performed at last night's Texas Business Hall of Fame 36th Annual Induction Dinner

Last night, the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation inducted Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane into its ranks at the 36th Annual Texas Business Hall of Fame Induction Dinner.

 

Last night, the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation inducted Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane into its ranks at the 36th Annual Texas Business Hall of Fame Induction Dinner.

 

For 36 years, the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation has honored the best of Texas' past and present business leaders and inspired the leadership of the future, perpetuating and inspiring the values of entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity and community leadership in all generations of Texans.

 

"I am grateful to the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation for being recognized with this induction," said Crane. "I believe that business leaders have an obligation to make a positive impact on their communities, and my investment in Houston, both personally and professionally, has returned tremendous dividends. I will share this honor with the many fine people that I have worked with, who deserve much of the credit for the successes I have enjoyed. This is truly a great honor."

 

The 2018 Texas Business Hall of Fame inductees include:

  • The Chao Family, T.T. Chao (Posthumous), Albert Chow, Dorothy Chao Jenkins, James Chao, Westlake Chemical Corporation
  • Ernie Cockrell, Cockrell Interests
  • Jim Crane, Crane Capital/Houston Astros/Crane Worldwide Logistics
  • Jim McIngvale, Gallery Furniture
  • David Weekley, David Weekley Homes
  • Dick Weekley, Texans for Lawsuit Reform/David Weekley Homes
  • Patricia Will, Belmont Village Senior Living

 

ABOUT THE TEXAS BUSINESS HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION:

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation is a non-profit organization of directors who are business leaders from cities throughout the state. The Organization's mission is to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Texas business leaders, to perpetuate and inspire the values of entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity and community leadership in all generations of Texans. This mission is achieved by inducting honorees at an annual dinner, publicizing their accomplishments throughout the state and providing financial support for higher education in Texas. For additional information, contact the TBHF office at 713-993-9433 or visit www.texasbusiness.org.

 

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