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Forbes: Bill Cook America's Richest Hoosier

Last updated on Monday, September 22, 2008

(UNDATED) - The personal worth of Bloomington medical device mogul Bill Cook is on the rise, hitting $5 billion this year and ranking him as Indiana’s wealthiest resident.

In its annual list of the 400 richest Americans, Forbes magazine this week listed Cook as number 68.

Three other billionaires from Indiana made the top 400, all repeats from last year.

They are Simon Property Group co-founders Melvin Simon and Herbert Simon, and hotel developer Dean White of Crown Point.

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