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Greer Garson
Jimmy Dean
Van Cliburn
John Tower
Margaret Thatcher

Notable Residents and Guests
During its first 50 years, 3525 Turtle Creek has been home and host to many legendary entertainers, politicians, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists.

Entertainers who lived in 3525 Turtle Creek include Greer Garson, the Academy-award winning actress, Jimmy Dean, country singer, actor, and founder of Jimmy Dean Food Company, known best for “Big Bad John,” and Blanche Thebom, American mezzo-soprano who sang with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City for almost twenty years.
American teen idol Fabian stayed in 3525 Turtle Creek while performing in Dallas and handsome matinee idol Tyrone Power was feted at a party there soon after his 1958-marriage to Deborah Ann Montgomery Minardos.
Greer Garson's guests over the years included Dynasty star, Joan Collins, American TV and film actor Van Johnson, and famed Texas pianist Van Cliburn who played at her birthday parties.
Lew Valentine, the quizmaster on the 1950s radio program Dr. I.Q.

Statesmen and politicians
Democrat William A. Blakey served two incomplete terms in the U.S. Senate from Texas (1957, 1961) and was succeeded in 1961 by another 3525 Turtle Creek resident John Tower, first Republican U.S. Senator from Texas (1961-85).
Earle Cabell, mayor of Dallas (1961-64) and U.S. Congressmen from Texas (1965-73) lived in the building, as did the son of Margaret Thatcher, U.K. prime minister (1979-1990), who made several visits to the building.
Albert G. Moss, mayor of Highland Park (1942-44), was a resident of the building when he died in 1961.

Entrepreneurs and philanthropists
Both Addie Samuel, the widow of philanthropist W.W. Samuel, and Sarah (Cockrell) Dargen, a granddaughter of Dallas pioneers, Alexander and Sarah Cockrell, rented apartments in 3525 Turtle Creek.
Minnie (Lichtenstein) Marcus, widow of Herbert Marcus, co-founder of Neiman Marcus, lived here.
Oil magnate Clint Murchison Sr. maintained an apartment on the 5th floor of 3525 Turtle Creek. His son of the same name founded the Dallas Cowboys. Prominent lawyer and resident Angus Wynne Sr. moved to Dallas in 1928 and it was his son of this name who founded the “Six Flags Over Texas” theme park in Arlington, Texas.
Thomas L. Camp, co-founder, and Blagden Manning, chairman of First National Bank of Dallas, Maj. William F. Long, founder of Pioneer Airlines, J. Warren Jones, president of Austin Steel, Henry X. Salzberger, chairman of Sanger-Harris, and John B. Donovan, co-founder of the women's fashion firm Donovan Galvani, all lived in 3525 Turtle Creek.
Other long-time residents of 3525 Turtle Creek include Cecil Howard Green, co-founder of Texas Instruments, Jack Pew, Sun Oil heir and executive, Morris Levine, founder of Levine Department Stores, Joe Lambert, co-founder, with his brother Henry, of Lambert Landscape Company and an arts patron with his globetrotting wife, Evelyn, and Ted Dealey, publisher of the Dallas Morning News, 1940-1960, with his wife, Trudie.

Other notables
Duchess of Argyll, Mary Colquhoun, wife of Ian Campbell, 12th and 5th Duke of Argyle, dined in the 3525 Turtle Creek penthouse during a tour of Dallas.
Robert Story, dean of the SMU School of Law, who made initial statements regarding the methodology of gathering and presenting evidence on the third day of the Nuremberg Trials. 

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