Busy Banker

A barhopping good ole boy

By day, W. Darrell Wiggins, 48, was every inch a button-down banker. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the senior vice president of Houston's Allied Bank of Texas (1980 assets: $1.3 billion) presided soberly and quietly over the bank's 15-man international division. But by night, the portly and bearded Wiggins moved onto a faster track, barhopping along Houston's nightclub circuit, where he showed affection to his favorite topless dancers with $100 tips.

On weekends, Wiggins immersed himself in an even more extravagant pursuit as a multimillionaire cattle breeder. He rode high in the saddle as owner of a...

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