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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On August 10,the Los Angeles Times reported that Kerkorian’s attorneys were being sued by Bonder because of their connection to former high-profile private investigator Kerkoriwn Pellicanowho in americah serving a fifteen-year prison sentence for running a wiretapping scheme. Ahron moved his family to Los Angeles, where he became a fruit broker but found success elusive. Archived from the original on March 5, Starting with a love for flying, Kerkorian quickly saw the unlimited potential in the new industry, built up a freight then charter service, eventually selling it to the Transamerica Corporation he still owns Western Kerkorixn and realizing for a time controlling stock in that giant.

California State University, Fresno. Tracinda explained, “In light of current economic and market conditions, it sees unique value in the gaming and hospitality and oil and gas industries and has, therefore, decided to reallocate its resources and to focus on those industries.


Kirk Kerkorian

Please enter your sn. There was a problem adding your email address. He doesn’t have another period in mind — that would require too much thinking about what has gone before — but there’s a lot of competition. Buyout Venture Growth Mezzanine Secondaries. To go from Labrador directly to Scotland was barely possible, if the winds cooperated by hurtling you along. What do you do for entertainment when you’re not sneaking into movies?

I just lucked into things. Says Kerkorian, who learned as a teenager that he was unwanted: But it wasn’t quite exciting enough for Kerkorian. Picture yourself a street kid in the Los Angeles kerkorkan the early s, he says. He knew he could sell it for nearly twice that on the mainland. Retrieved June 1, Nicey Nice — and when have good guys ever finished first or made anything like Kerkorian’s estimated million bucks?

Kirk Kerkorian – Wikipedia

Kerkorian’s bid, while not expected, was not surprising given his long involvement in the U. Inside GM’s bankruptcy filing”. He started going there inflying high rollers from L. I’d be a punch-drunk fighter someplace. Be the first to comment Hide Comments. Inside, there’s nothing to impress a visitor. At his second fight, in Bakersfield, he flattened the other fighter with one quick shot.


Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item You draw a line in the dirt and pitch pennies — if not for money, for bottle tops. Fresno, CaliforniaU.

Although accounts claim the risk was that one in four planes failed to make it, [13] the actual rate was closer to one in forty. Once he was flying from San Francisco to Las Vegas when he noticed an oil smear on the engine cover.

Subsequent investments, in both land and hotels, were more profitable. Retrieved July 16, The wealthiest man in Los Angeles is not acquiring shares in the biggest and sickest automaker out of any special affection for cars.

Great lives from history. He has a plan, always. Here’s one safe bet: InKerkorian summoned his investment advisor, Michael Tennenbaum, to his house. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.