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Marvin Davis
Birth: Aug. 31, 1925
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 2004
Beverly Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Oil tycoon and entertainment mogul. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he perfected the art of drilling for oil with other people's money by leveraging Davis Oil Company, founded by his father in Denver, and becoming one of America's leading wildcatters, drilling wells in uncharted places focusing on the Rocky Mountain region. In 1981, he sold most of his oil and natural-gas holdings near the top of the energy market. Within months, he bought Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation with a silent partner whom he bought out in 1984, but kept the studio's remaining interest in the Pebble Beach and Aspen ski resorts. The Pebble Beach resort, rumored to be worth $150 million in 1985, was sold five years later for more than $800 million. Forbes Magazine estimated his worth at $4.9 billion in 2004. Died in Beverly Hills, California of natural causes.  (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
Westwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: New garden area, near director Billy Wilder
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Sep 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9520578
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