Kenneth “Ken” Lay

Kenneth “Ken” Lay

Tyrone, Texas County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Jul 2006 (aged 64)
Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Plot Ashes to be buried in Aspen, Colorado
Memorial ID 14824617 · View Source
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Businessman. Former Chairman and CEO of Enron Corporation from 1986 to 2002. He and Enron came to represent accounting fraud and corporate abuse after Enron's financial failure in 2001. Indicted by a grand jury on 11 counts of securities fraud and related charges in July 2004, he was finally convicted in a jury trial of one count of conspiracy, three counts of securities fraud, and two counts of wire fraud on May 25, 2006. A separate bench trial found him further guilty of three counts of making false statements to banks and one count of bank fraud. Died in Aspen, Colorado, of a heart attack while awaiting sentencing.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: AJM
  • Added: 5 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14824617
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth “Ken” Lay (15 Apr 1942–5 Jul 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14824617, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.