[Résumé of Fred Hofheinz] Page: 1 of 2
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CITY OF HOUSTON
James Fred Hofheinz
March 15, 1938
December 4, 1973 (runoff election)
January 2, 1974
Lamar High School. Championship debater and
varsity letterman in track and field.
University of Texas. Member, UT debate team.
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa scholastic honorary
society in junior year. Graduated Summa Cum
Laude in 1960.
University of Texas, M.A. and Ph.D. in economics.
Law degree from University of Houston Law School.
Joined family business, the Houston Sports Asso-
ciation, predecessor firm to the Astrodomain Cor-
poration in 1964. Left HSA in 1969 to enter private
law practice. Member, Texas and Houston Bar Associa-
tions and American Economic Association.
National League of Cities, Board of Directors and
Environmental Quality Committee; U.S. Conference
of Mayors, Legislative Action Committee; Texas
Municipal League, 1st Vice President and member,
Board of Directors; Texas Advisory Commission on
Intergovernmental Relations; Texas Department of
Community Affairs, Advisory Committee.
Selected by Time magazine as one of the nation's 200
"rising leaders," 1974.
Married to the former Elizabeth Winfrey of Houston.
Children: Paul, 12, and Tracey, 10. Family is
affiliated with the Methodist Church.
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