Hobby, Oveta Culp

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Hobby, Oveta Culp Gender: F
Oveta Culp
born on 19 January 1905 at 16:09 (= 4:09 PM )
Place Killeen, Texas, 31n07, 97w44
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 29°12' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°04 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 07°30'

Oveta Culp Hobby


American publisher and politician who was reading her father's legal papers from early childhood. By the age of 20 she was a parliamentarian in the Texas House of Representatives, and at 24 she became a candidate for the Texas State Legislature. When WW II began, she joined the WAACs from 1942-1945; she was promoted to Major, then Colonel. On 2/21/1953, she was appointed the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare of President Eisenhower's cabinet.

She was married on 2/23/1921 to William Pettus Hobby, former Governor of Texas and the Publisher of the POST; she worked on the magazine and raised their two children. By 1938, she had become the Assistant Vice President and Manager of the magazine. Her media holdings eventually made her one of the richest women in the nation.

She suffered a stroke on 4/17/1995 and died on 8/16/1995, Houston, TX.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 23 February 1921 (Willam Pettus Hobby)
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  • Work : New Job 1938 (VP and Manager of the POST)
  • Social : Joined group 1942 (WAACs)
  • Social : Left group 1945 (WAACs)
  • Work : New Job 21 February 1953 (Secretary of Department of Health, Education and Welfare)
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  • Death by Disease 16 August 1995 in Houston (Died as result of prior stroke, age 90)
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Source Notes

AFA, 4/1958, time rectified by Evna Edmundsen


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Former governor of Texas)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WAACs)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Parliamentarian)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Publisher)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women