[George A. Hill, Jr. sitting at desk reading book]

Description:

George A. Hill, Jr. wearing glasses, reading book behind desk with papers spread out. Interior shot.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Creation Date: December 23, 1938
Partner(s):
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection(s):
Robert Joy Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 23
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 23, 1938
  • Digitized: September 21, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
December 23, 1938
Description:

George A. Hill, Jr. wearing glasses, reading book behind desk with papers spread out. Interior shot.

Note:

Oilman, attorney and author, George Alfred Hill, Jr. (1892-1949) held the office of the vice president of the Houston Natural Gas Corporation from 1928-1932. He also served as the general counsel and president of the Houston Pipe Line Company and the Houston Oil Company. He was a life member of the Texas State Historical Association and chairman of the board for the San Jacinto Monument and Museum. Other associations to which he belonged include the Philosophical Society of Texas, the Sons of the Republic of Texas and the Texas Folklore Society. Among his publications are Houston, the Capital of the Republic; The Hill Family of Fayetteville; and United States Foreign Policy and Petroleum Reserves Corporation. Hill, a native Texas and World War I veteran, was married to Mary Van den Berge Hill.

Physical Description:

Original print, sepia. 7" x 7"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection:
Robert Joy Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MS39-08-001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18633
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public