Herb Kelleher

  • Born: March 12, 1931
  • Died: January 3, 2019
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Herb Kelleher

Colorful co-founder of Southwest Airlines

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. He died at the age of 87. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.