Condolences pour in after death of McClendon

Ponca City Now - March 3, 2016 9:23 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Condolences are pouring in from Oklahoma leaders following the death of energy executive Aubrey McClendon in a single-car crash in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett remembered McClendon for his civic pride and his support of local charities, arts and local organizations.

Energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens described McClendon as "charismatic and a true American entrepreneur."

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis described him as "one of the most visionary and brilliant people I’ve ever met."

Members of the Oklahoma House paused their floor session on Wednesday to deliver a prayer for McClendon’s family.

 

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