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Oveta Culp Hobby: An Unsung Figure in Texas History

Posted on · We learn about one of the unsung women in Texas history: Oveta Culp Hobby. Author Debra Winegarten says Hobby’s story is often overshadowed by others in her famous family (her husband was former Texas Governor William P. Hobby, for whom Hobby Airport is named). Winegarten discusses her biography Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist. Oveta Culp Hobby was […]

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Author Chronicles the Life and Legacy of Houston Doctor and Philanthropist John P. McGovern

Posted on · Throughout the summer, Houston Matters is dedicating time each week to books about Greater Houston, set in Greater Houston or written or edited by Houstonians. John P. McGovern might be a familiar name to many Houstonians. He established the nation’s largest privately owned allergy clinic and was a respected philanthropist. His friend and colleague, Bryant […]