Herb Kelleher Jocelyn estrada

Herb Kelleher

  • created southwest airlines
  • born on March 12, 1931 in Camden, New Jersey
  • married Joan Negley in 1955 and had 4 children
  • remained a full-time employee until 2012

Early Life

  • His father was a manager at a Campbell's soup company
  • founded southwest airlines on March 15, 1961 with rolling king
  • became president and CEO in 1981


  • Haddon Heights High School
  • New York University
  • New York University School of Law
  • Wesleyan University

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