Rod Canion
Houston-based Compaq Computer Corporation, which he co-founded, fired him as president

CBS canceled the series after a thirteen-year run that featured the mythic evil of J. R. Ewing.

Gib Lewis
The five-term Speaker of the House was indicted on misdemeanor ethics charges.

Danny Faulkner
The developer in the Interstate 30 condo scandal was convicted of conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

Kathy Whitmire
She was defeated in her race for reelection after five terms as mayor of Houston.