Herbert D. “Herb” Kelleher, who founded Southwest Airlines and began a global low-cost airline revolution, died Jan. 3 aged 87. Dallas-based Southwest issued a statement describing Kelleher as “a pioneer, a maverick and an innovator.” Born March 12, 1931, Kelleher was raised in Haddon Heights, New Jersey and received his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan and his law degree from New York University. He practiced law on ...


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