The latest report on the 100 largest landowners in the country is out from The Land Report magazine.
The Drummond family ranked 23rd on the list with 433,000 acres. The family includes Ladd Drummond, husband of Ree who is known to the world as the Pioneer Woman.
The report says Drummond Land & Cattle Co. helped write ranching history in Oklahoma.
Frederick Drummond (1864–1913) came from Scotland and married Kansas native Addie Gentner. Together their three sons became successful cattle ranchers in Oklahoma and Kansas.
Here is the top 25 list. See the whole list.
1. John Malone
2. Ted Turner (down 43,000 acres)
3. Emmerson Family (up 35,000 acres)
4. Stan Kroenke (up 522,000 acres)
5. Reed Family
6. Irving Family (down 4,000 acres)
7. Singleton Family
8. Brad Kelley (down 500,000 acres)
9. King Ranch Heirs
10. Pingree Heirs
11. Wilks Brothers (up 172,000 acres)
12. Briscoe Family (up 80,000 acres)
13. Ford Family
14. Lykes Heirs
15. O’Connor Heirs (up 80,000 acres)
16. Martin Family
17. D.R. Horton (up 131,195 acres)
18. Stimson Family
19. Westervelt Heirs
20. Simplot Family
21. Fisher Family
22. Philip Anschutz
23. Drummond Family
24. McDonald Family
25. Jeff Bezos (up 110,000 acres)