Oveta Culp Hobby (January 19, 1905 – August 16, 1995) was the first secretary
of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first director of the ...
HOBBY, OVETA CULP (1905–1995). Oveta Culp Hobby, first secretary of the
Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the ...
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Oveta Culp Hobby was born in Killeen, Texas. She received her education at the
Mary Hardin Baylor College for Women in Texas, and from the University of ...
Oveta Culp Hobby, first director of the Women's Army Corps.
Oveta Culp Hobby (1905–1995) had a lifetime of stellar achievement. During
World War II, she was asked to build a women's army from scratch—and did.
Oveta Culp HobbyUnited States government official ... In 1931 she married
William Pettus Hobby, a former governor of Texas (1917–21) and publisher of the
Jul 19, 2016 ... Oveta Culp Hobby and the man she called "Governor," although he had been out
of office a decade by the time they married, were a formidable ...
Oveta Culp Hobby was an attorney and a journalist who became director of the
Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). On July 1, 1943, WAAC was given full ...
President Franklin Roosevelt had barely finished signing a bill authorizing he
Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC), when he swore in Oveta Culp Hobby as