Marguerite Harbert was bornon 1923 in United States. Marguerite Harbert, widow of John Murdoch Harbert III (d. 1995), died on March 17, 2015 at age 91. Harbert met her husband in grade school and they were married for 43 years. After college, Harbert worked at the Red Cross and headed it up its safety service division. Her husband turned $6,000 in craps winnings into construction titan Harbert Corporation, which includes water systems power plants, airports and a South American pipeline. He purchased coal reserves in eastern Kentucky, Tennessee in 1960s and sold it to Amoco in a stock deal during energy crisis in 1970s. Harbert was last listed among Forbes' Billionaires ranks in 2011.
Marguerite Jones Harbert (1923 – March 17, 2015) was an American philanthropist and billionaire from Alabama
By 2013, she was the wealthiest person in Alabama, with an estimated wealth of US$1
She was also inducted into its Sports Hall of Fame in 2006
Harbert (who founded Harbert Management Corporation in 1993), and a daughter, Marguerite Harbert Gray
Margarite Jones was born in 1923 in Birmingham, Alabama