The Entrepreneur

March 26, 2012

Charles Goodnight financed and produced a movie, “Old Texas 1916,” shot near his home in 1916 in an effort to interest investors in his buffalo ranching operation. He also invested in Mexican silver mines which were nationalized by Mexico after the Mexican Revolution.

During his time in the Texas Panhandle, Goodnight, not satisfied to live on his fortune, started several banks, began two newspapers, and founded two churches.

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