Kerkorian: An American Success Story. Front Cover. Dial Torgerson The Fresno Armenians: History of a Diaspora Community A Short History of Las Vegas. Kirk Kerkorian is a self-made colossally rich Californian you’ve probably never heard of — unless you’ve either lost your shirt (as has Kirkorian. Get this from a library! Kerkorian: an American success story.. [Dial Torgerson].

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California State University, Fresno. Exactly a century ago, his father left Armenia for the San Joaquin Valley. In two years, Chrysler’s value tripled.

Doing them simply is what keeps him rich. He’d still gamble, but with money and not his life.

He’ll take you to Hawaii. Retrieved June 1, History of private equity and venture capital Early history of private equity Private equity in the s Private equity in the s Private equity in the s.

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Mention his name to people and they tend to confuse him with Jack Kevorkian, the suicide doctor. However, formatting rules can vary widely ameriacn applications and fields of interest or study.


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Also on the shelves are a smattering of books. The billion dollar mistake learning the art of investing through the missteps of legendary investors. Torgerson, Dial, Kerkorian: Gasoline, and especially airplane ajerican, was in short supply at the time, so he sold the fuel from the planes’ tanks, paid off his loan, and still had the airplanes.

At the moment, Kerkorian’s desk is actually quite cluttered, but he says this is atypical.

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You are now following this newsletter. Kerkorian americxn an avid tennis playerplayed in tournaments, associated with other players like Lornie Kuhle, and routinely played with Alex Yemenidjiana former MGM executive, and former owner of the Tropicana Las Vegas resort.

It had billions in debt and billions more in unfunded pension liabilities.

The press nicknamed him Rifle Right Kerkorian. Archived from the original on August 19, It’s discreet to the point of invisibility.


There was a problem adding your email address. In Time magazine named him the 10th largest donor in the US. More peoples of Las Vegas: Some war historians believe that working for the Ferry Command was more hazardous than fighting the Luftwaffe.

Presley brought in some 4, customers and potential gamblersevery day, for 30 days straight, breaking in the process all attendance records in the county’s history. The trick was getting it there. That brings its Vegas properties to 11, including some of the biggest and best-known: Retrieved December 16, Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. He goes into his hotels and the staff doesn’t recognize him, which is the way he likes it.

They lost all their money, sent the bellman up to fetch their bags and went home, without ever seeing their rooms. Archived from the original on August 15,