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Tom Hicks
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Tom Hicks

Tom Hicks (b. 1946) is a Dallas businessman who owns and operates Southwest Sports Group, the company that owns the Texas Rangers (whom Hicks purchased from an investment group that included then-Texas Governor George W. Bush), the Dallas Stars and the Mesquite Championship Rodeo. Hicks previously cofounded the investment firm, Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst in the late 1980s, now worth an estimated US $11b. but announced that he would leave the firm on March 8, 2004 to spend more time with his family and his sports teams.

Tom Hicks is one of the 400 wealthiest men in the United States.

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