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John and Laura Arnold billionaires Houston
John and Laura Arnold took no. 12 with $204.4 million in donations. Johan and Laura Arnold Foundation/NPR.org
020, Rice University Centennial gala, October 2012, Bob McNair, Janice McNair
Bob and Janice McNair landed at no. 29 with $50.3 million in giving. Bob McNair , Janice McNair Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
George P. Mitchell head shot
The late George P. Mitchell gave $39.5 million in 2012 to rank 43rd. TAMUTimes.TAMU.edu
MFAH grand gala October 2012 Rich Kinder, Nancy Kinder
Rich and Nancy Kinder gave away $23.6 million  in 2012 for the no. 50 slot. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com