Anne's great-grandfather won texas' famed 6666 Ranch in high-stakes poker game. Or so goes the myth. The truth: in 1875 he bought a herd of 6666-branded cattle, and in 1912 he struck oil. Anne inherited the 245,000-acre ranch in 1980. Spent teenage summers there learning from cowboys. Today serves as chair of Burnett Oil Co. Founded a museum devoted to Georgia O'Keeffe in 1997, has featured exhibits by Arthur Dove, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol. Owns homes in Palm Springs, Jackson Hole, Santa Fe, Fort Worth.
She is the daughter of the late Anne Burnett Tandy of Fort Worth and the late James Goodwin Hall of New York, and graduated from Miss Porter's School and Briarcliff Junior College. She is also president of Burnett Ranches, which includes four ranches in West Texas, and president of the Anne Burnett and Charles D. Tandy Foundation, a charitable organization. Mrs. Marion is the stepdaughter of the late Mr. Tandy, founder of the Tandy Corporation, a manufacturer of consumer electronics. Her father was a stockbroker.more » « less