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