Here’s the scoop on Kay McCord: the Highland Park investor founded the venerable Sound Warehouse chain with her first husband, Dan Moran, in 1972. Dan was killed in a car accident in 1983, and six years later, she sold the company for $132.5 million.
(McCord, who is now married to attorney James Watson, is also the widow of William C. McCord, onetime president, chairman, and CEO of Enserch Corp, who died in 1998.) Among other things, McCord owned People Newspapers, which published Park Cities People and Northside People, from 1991 to July 2003. That’s when she sold it to D’s editor and publisher, Wick Allison.more » « less