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NL Holdings and Kronos chairman dies

10:44 AM MST | December 30, 2013 | Lindsay Frost

Harold Simmons, chairman of the board of directors at NL Holdings—which comprises several titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturers, including NL Industries (Dallas) and Kronos (Dallas)—passed away on 28 December at the age of 82. According to Bloomberg reports, Simmons was hospitalized two weeks ago at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, though the cause of death is not disclosed. Simmons was most recently reported as holding an 81.2% stake in Kronos—of which 80.4% was held by NL Industries and Valhi (Dallas), according to Oppenheimer...

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