Pat Bowlen Businessperson

Pat bowlen

Patrick Dennis "Pat" Bowlen (born February 18, 1944) is the Majority Owner, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Broncos. The Bowlen Family, including his two brothers and sister, purchased the team from Edgar Kaiser in 1984 and saved the team from possible bankruptcy. Bowlen was born in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, the son of Arvella (née Woods) and Paul Dennis Bowlen, who became a millionaire in the Canadian oil business, founding Regent Drilling as a wildcatter. Bowlen attended the University of Oklahoma and earned degrees in business (1965) and law (1968). The younger Bowlen became wealthy in his own right by becoming a successful lawyer in Edmonton, Alberta. He also worked as an executive for his father's company and as a real estate developer and had major investments in the mining industry. Bowlen is an initiated member of the Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity. He was initiated by the University of Oklahoma, Beta Omicron chapter in 1963. He is a member of the bar association and law society of Alberta, Canada. Bowlen is also one of the largest donors to the University of Denver.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 18th, 1944
Places lived
Wisconsin , United States of America
pop. 5,742,713 (2013)




1. University of Oklahoma Colleges/University

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. As of 2007 the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its main campus in Norman. Employing nearly 3,000 faculty members, the school offers 152 baccalaureate programs, 160 master's programs, 75 doctorate programs, and 20 majors at the first professional level. David Lyle Boren, a former U.S. Senator and Oklahoma Governor, has served as President of the University of Oklahoma since 1994.

Institution info

Type Public university
2012. 823 mil. $
2010. 716 mil. $
Institution colors
660 Parrington Oval, 73019 - Norman, Oklahoma
2013. 21,829
2010. 19,779
2009. 19,856
2013. 6,558
2010. 6,697
Acceptance rate
2012. 79.1 %
2011. 81.9 %
2010. 82.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 7.34 K $
2011. 8.33 K $
2010. 7.86 K $
2009. 7.48 K $
2008. 7.42 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Oklahoma connected by profession and/or age

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