A Classification of American Wealth
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   H. L. Hunt - oil and gambling in El Dorado

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How H. L. Hunt earned his money in gambling and oil lease brokerage and spent it in oil drilling before moving on to the Florida land boom

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With profits from his gambling operation, rather than from a specific game, H. L. Hunt acquired more leases and in time started drilling on his own. How successful he was in these early oil operations is unclear, but it is fair to assume that his success was only moderate, as witnessed by an assessment of his wealth in 1925 at   ...


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