Ima Hogg

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Birthday
10, 1882
Birthplace
Mineola, TX
Death Date
Aug 19, 1975 (93)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1882
Birthplace
Mineola, TX
Death Date
Aug 19, 1975 (93)

About

Known as the First Lady of Texas, she was a noted art and antiques collector and used her wealth to benefit the citizens of the state.

Before Fame

When oil was discovered on the family's plantation, she enjoyed a comfortable upbringing and was able to study music in Europe.

Trivia

She founded the Houston Child Guidance Center for disturbed children, being convinced that mental health problems in adults came from untreated diseases in their childhood.

Family Life

She lost her mother to tuberculosis early on in her life and was raised by her widowed older sister.

Associated With

Marta Cunningham was another prominent Texas philanthropist with her own foundation.