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Waste Control Specialists, founded by late Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, is one of two companies vying for a contract to store nuclear power plant waste as the federal government looks for a permanent solution. The other company is a Holtec International, which has a proposed site in New Mexico, ...
TPC received a $50 million donation from the estate of late billionaire Harold Simmons — guess who the park will be named after? The city also has about $47 million from a 1998 bond election. The park's boundaries are located in a floodway and extend from the Ron Kirk Pedestrian Bridge north of ...

Harold Simmons was a Dallas version of George Kaiser, a billionaire philanthropist who tried to funnel his generosity toward charitable efforts that would promote long-term economic development, benefiting his city not just today, but far into the future. Two years ago, after Simmons died, his widow donated ...
“This house” was the stately, red-brick, Preston Hollow mansion of Annette Simmons, who'd lived there for years with her late husband Harold Simmons, the Dallas entrepreneur and philanthropist who died in 2013 at age 83. Annette since has remarried, to retired banker Jerry Fronterhouse, and reminders ...
Drive down his street and you'll see the estate of Annette Simmons, widow of billionaire Harold Simmons, and the mansion of attorney Lisa Blue Baron. The Baron house is currently on the market for $24.5 million. But the Haas home is invisible behind an impenetrable wall of trees. Back in 1999, he and his ...

The new group would have the help of a $50 million donation from Annette Simmons, widow of Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, to the Trinity Park Conservancy and $47 million in leftover 1998 bond money earmarked for flood control. The LGC proposal calls for the mayor to nominate the board members ...
Having started out as a nice getaway from the big city life for Texas billionaire Harold Simmons, Deer Mountain Ranch off Contran Road north of Ozark was opened up as Deer Mountain Events in November to offer sightseeing tours, fishing trips, corporate retreats and weddings. Reservations for weddings ...

In late 2016, Annette Simmons, the widow of the billionaire Harold Simmons, donated $50 million toward 285 acres of the ongoing project. Set to be complete by 2021 and costing $250 million, this portion will be called the Harold Simmons Park. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said he expects other private ...
Every so often I hear a story that I find wonderful, and that I then pass along to you, just in case you and I share a similar sense of wonder. Here is one of those stories. It's about death and taxes. The story begins on Dec. 28 of last year, when Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons died at the age of 82. He left the ...
Texas billionaire Harold Simmons made his wife the sole beneficiary of his estate, listing no political or charitable contributions in a will made public Monday. A Dallas probate judge ordered the release of a redacted version of Simmons' will, signed about three weeks before his Dec. 28 death. Simmons ...
Harold Simmons, long one of the GOP's most prolific donors, cemented his place on the speed-dial of fundraisers for conservative causes on Tuesday as several super PACs reported huge hauls from the Texas billionaire in their 2011 year-end campaign finance reports. Simmons and his holding company, ...


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