Southwest Airlines: Helped found the company in 1967 and has remained on its board since, with the exception of the period from Aug. 5, 1975, when he resigned from the board, until April 27, 1976, when he was re-elected to the board.
Southwest chairman: March 1978 to present
President and CEO: September 1981 to June 2001
2006 compensation: $1.4 million
Market value of Mr. Kelleher's Southwest shares $59 million
Family: Wife Joan of San Antonio and four grown children
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