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Mr. Jack E. Golsen

Mr. Jack E. Golsen

Mr. Jack E. Golsen,
Trustee
Board of Trustees

Biography

  • 1996 inductee, Oklahoma Commerce and Industry Hall of Honor

Jack Golsen is board chair and CEO of LSB industries, a world- wide manufacturing conglomerate that includes, among others, the world’s leading water source heat pump manufacturer (Climate Master) and fan coil manufacturer (International Environmental Corporation). He has acquired or started approximately twenty industrial companies, some of which were combined to form LSB. Golsen has several banks and insurance firms and organized and owned Equity Bank for Savings, N.A., in Oklahoma City. In 1971, several books credited Golsen with saving Wall Street from total collapse by agreeing to the Hayden Stone Bailout; he was also credited by Fortune Magazine and the New York Times for the final decision that prevented a major national economic catastrophe.