DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE: TPL) (the “Trust”) announces with great sadness the death on March 24, 2019 of Maurice Meyer III, who served as Trustee of the Trust since 1991, and its Chairman since 2003 until his resignation on February 25, 2019. Mr. Meyer served the Trust with passion, loyalty and integrity for almost three decades. The Trust extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Mr. Meyer as we mourn this great loss and remember the brilliant, charismatic man he was, and acknowledge his steadfast commitment to the Trust and its certificate holders. He will be deeply missed.
About Texas Pacific Land Trust
Texas Pacific Land Trust is one of the largest landowners in the State of Texas with approximately 900,000 acres of land in West Texas. Texas Pacific was organized under a Declaration of Trust to receive and hold title to extensive tracts of land in the State of Texas, previously the property of the Texas and Pacific Railway Company, and to issue transferable Certificates of Proprietary Interest pro rata to the holders of certain debt securities of the Texas and Pacific Railway Company. Texas Pacific’s trustees are empowered under the Declaration of Trust to manage the lands with all the powers of an absolute owner.