374. Dray­ton Mclane Jr.

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$2.1 billion  Self-made Score: % Source: wal-mart, lo­gis­tics age: 81 res­i­dence: tem­ple, tex. m.b.a., michi­gan State ’59

Mclane has been gen­er­ous to Bay­lor, his un­der­grad alma mater. The univer­sity’s foot­ball sta­dium bears his fam­ily’s name. The base­ball sta­dium at Michi­gan State, where he got his M.B.A., is also named af­ter Mclane. His for­tune comes from sell­ing his fam­ily’s gro­cery dis­tri­bu­tion com­pany, Mclane Co., to his friend Sam Wal­ton in 1991 in a cash-and-stock deal.  

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