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William P. Hobby

AKA William Pettus Hobby

Born: 26-Mar-1878
Birthplace: Moscow, TX
Died: 7-Jun-1964
Location of death: Houston, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Texas, 1917-21

Father: Edwin E. Hobby (b. 1843, d. 1899)
Mother: Eudora Adeline Pettus (b. 1843, d. 1921)
Wife: Willie Cooper (dau. of Samuel Bronson Cooper, m. 1915, d. 1929)
Wife: Oveta Culp Hobby (m. 23-Feb-1931, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Jessica Hobby Catto (m. Henry Catto)
Son: William Pettus Hobby, Jr. (Lt. Gov. of Texas)

    High School: Houston High School, Houston, TX

    Governor of Texas (1917-21)
    Lieutenant Governor of Texas (1915-17)
    Beaumont Enterprise
    Houston Post (1895-1907)


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