Death of Harold Simmons

May 13, 1931 - December 28, 2013
Dallas, Texas | Age 82

Dallas billionaire dead at 82
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The Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas billionaire and heavyweight GOP political donor Harold Simmons, who has given tens of millions of dollars to Republican candidates, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has died. He was 82.

Simmons, born to two school teachers in East Texas, became one of the richest men in the country with interests ranging from energy to chemicals. Simmons' spokesman Chuck McDonald said Simmons died...

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