Education: Hogg to Texas

Like Delaware with its du Ponts, North Carolina with its Dukes, California with its Stanfords, Alabama with its late Harvey G. Woodward (TIME, Jan. 5), Texas had a friend to education in the late William Clifford Hogg, oilman who died in Baden-Baden a year ago (TIME, Sept. 22, 1930). Son of the late Governor James Stephen Hogg, brother of Michael and Ima Hogg,* he made a fortune in oil, willed a large part of it to schools and colleges. Appraisal last week revealed the extent of the bequests: a total of $2,618,568....

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