2011 Land Report 100: Fasken Family
No. 27 Fasken Family
David Fasken purchased the C Ranch in Texas in 1912, which marked the beginning of the family’s fondness for land. After finding success in the oil and gas industry, his heirs expanded their holdings. This summer, the family’s Fasken Oil & Ranch Ltd. broke ground on a new corporate headquarters at that very same C Ranch.
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- 2011 Land Report 100: Koch Family
No. 39 Koch Family 239,000 acres The Kochs have vast holdings in Texas, Kansas, and Montana. The family company that oversees the ranches added 9,000 acres to its portfolio over...