Our own billionaires
The Forbes magazine 2012 list of the 400 richest Americans includes three and a half residents of the Treasure Coast. I’ll explain that “half” in a bit. At Number 229 is Albert Lee Ueltschi, 95, of Vero Beach with a net worth of $2.1 billion. He created FlightSafety International, a major provider of aviation service, and supports charities that help the blind. Also of Vero Beach is Alfred James Clark, 84, at Number 328 with a net worth of $1.4 billion. His Clark Enterprises builds sports stadiums and other imposing structures. New to the list is Charlotte Colket Weber, 69. of Hobe Sound at Number 360 with a net worth of $1.2 billion. She is the granddaughter of Campbell Soup founder John T. Dorrance and owns Live Oak Stud, a 45-hundred acre spread in Ocala. The “half” Treasure Coast resident is H. James Huizenga, 74, at Number 190 with a net worth of $2.4 billion. The former owner of the Miami Dolphins and Florida Marlins, is listed by Forbes as a Fort Lauderdale resident. But he still owns a home in south St. Lucie County. For 88.9 FM, this is Paul Janensch.