List of United States Political Families (H) - The Hobbys

The Hobbys

  • Edwin Hobby, Texas State Senator 1874–1879. Father of William P. Hobby.
    • William P. Hobby (1878–1964), Lieutenant Governor of Texas 1914–1917, Governor of Texas 1917–1921. Son of Edwin Hobby.
    • Oveta Culp Hobby (1905–1995), U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare 1953–1955. Wife of William P. Hobby.
      • William P. Hobby, Jr. (1932–), Lieutenant Governor of Texas 1973–1991. Son of William P. Hobby and Oveta Culp Hobby.
      • Henry E. Catto, Jr. (1930–), candidate for Texas Legislature 1960, U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador 1971–1973, Chief of Protocol of the United States 1974–1976, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Office at Geneva 1976–1977, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1989–1991. Son-in-law of William P. Hobby and Oveta Culp Hobby.
        • Paul Hobby, candidate for Texas Comptroller 1998. Son of William P. Hobby, Jr.

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