MARVIN DAVIS

(1925–2004) pres­i­dent of Davis Oil Co. (1947)

Forbes - - FORBES 100TH ANNIVERSARY -

“Davis’ fa­ther, Jack, made enough money in New York’s gar­ment busi­ness to start in­vest­ing in oil deals in the 1930s, and Marv Davis was hooked early. He re­calls a piece of ad­vice given him by H.L. Hunt: ‘Son,’ he said, ‘the guy that drills the most has the chance of com­ing up with the most.’ ” —“The New Wild­cat­ters” (De­cem­ber 15, 1976)

FIRST IN FORBES

Steve Jobs and Steve Woz­niak build a new type of per­sonal com­puter—out of wood—in Jobs’ par­ents’ garage. They call it the Ap­ple I.

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