T. Boone Pickens
T. Boone Pickens married Toni Brinker in a small Valentine's DAy ceremony on his ranch in Pampa.
Legendary Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens married Toni Brinker in a Valentine's Day ceremony in Pampa Friday afternoon.
Pickens married Brinker, the widow of Dallas restaurant entrepreneur Norman Brinker, in a small ceremony at a chapel on Pickens' Mesa Vista Ranch in Pampa. Family and a few friends including Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and his wife Gene were in attendance.
Pickens is an Oklahoma native who made much of his fortune in oil drilling.
The 85-year-old Pickens has since become an advocate for alternative energy sources. He also is active in politics and has donated millions of dollars to his alma mater of Oklahoma State University and various other causes.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.