Herb Kelleher (1931 - 2019)

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  • "I just learned of Herb's passing in the recent issue of..."
    - Douglas Gooch
  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
    - Dianne Morgan
  • "Rest in Peace, Herb! Save a shot of Wild Turkey for me when..."
    - Keith Williams
  • "Just a first class man in an industry that can bring out..."
    - Trevor Gagnier
  • "Met Herb on 1971 when flew first flight on SWA Hou to Dal...."
    - George Forrest

Herb Kelleher (David Woo / Corbis via Getty Images) Herb Kelleher in the NYU Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Herb Kelleher was the colorful co-founder of discount carrier Southwest Airlines. The Texas lawyer known for his maverick persona started the airline with businessman Rollin King by sketching their business plan on a cocktail napkin.

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