halliburton-circle Dick Cheney was CEO of Halliburton for five years, before becoming George W Bush's vice president.


1919 Erle P. Halliburton, founds Halliburton.
1924 Halliburton is incorporated in Delaware.
1948 Halliburton publicly traded.
1961 Halliburton relocates to Dallas, TX.
Oct 1995 Dick Cheney becomes Chairman and CEO of Halliburton, Inc.
1998 Halliburton acquires Dresser Industries (a company founded by Skull and Bones men), $7.7B. Along with the Dresser, they acquired the company's asbestos liabilities.
Aug 2000 Dick Cheney leaves Halliburton, and is paid $30M in stock.
2001 Halliburton stock falls 63%.
Aug 2002 Halliburton relocates to Houston, TX.
30 Jun 2003 Asbestos cases against Halliburton: 661,000 (425,000 still open.)

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