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H. L. Hunt

H. L. HuntAKA Haroldson Lafayette Hunt, Jr.

Born: 17-Feb-1889
Birthplace: Carson Township, IL
Died: 29-Nov-1974
Location of death: Dallas, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, TX

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Hunt Oil

Father: Haroldson Lafayette Hunt, Sr. (farmer-entrepreneur, b. 1843, d. 1911)
Mother: Ella Rose Myers Hunt (homemaker)
Sister: Florence Hunt Wright (b. 1875, d. 1961)
Wife: Lyda Bunker Hunt (m. 26-Nov-1914, six children, d. 1955)
Daughter: Haroldina Franch Hunt (b. with Tye, d.)
Daughter: Helen Lee Cartledge Hunt (b. with Tye, d.)
Son: Howard Lee Hunt (b. with Tye, d.)
Daughter: Margaret Hunt Hill (philanthropist, b. 1916 with Bunker)
Son: Haroldson Lafayette Hunt III ("Hassie", b. 1918 with Bunker, Hunt Petroleum executive)
Daughter: Caroline Rose Hunt (CEO, Rosewood Hotels and Resort, b. 1923 with Bunker)
Son: Nelson Bunker Hunt (b. 1926 with Bunker, tried to corner silver market)
Son: William Herbert Hunt (b. 1929 with Bunker, tried to corner silver market)
Son: Lamar Hunt (owner of the Kansas City Chiefs football team, b. 1932 with Bunker)
Wife: Frania Tye Lee (m. 1925 bigamy, four children, sep. 1942)
Son: Hugh Hunt (founder of Constructivist Foundation, b. 1932 with Tye, d. 2002)
Wife: Ruth Ray (secretary and longtime mistress, m. Nov-1957)
Son: Ray L. Hunt (CEO of Hunt Oil, b. 1943 with Ray)
Daughter: June Hunt (hosts Christian radio program, b. 1943 with Ray)
Daughter: Helen LaKelly Hunt (author-charity executive, b. 1949 with Ray)
Daughter: Swanee Hunt (diplomat, b. 1950 with Ray)

    Hunt Oil Founder (1936)
    Cuban Revolutionary Council
    International Committee for the Defense of Christian Culture
    John Birch Society

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