The Press: Ladies of the Army

The War Department last week picked a female press agent: Mrs. William Pettus Hobby, wife of the publisher of the Houston (Tex.) Post. Her job: to head a new Women's Division of the Army's Bureau of Public Relations.

No sob sister is slight, 35-year-old, soft-spoken Oveta Gulp Hobby. She is used to getting things done. Executive vice president and assistant editor of the Houston Post, she was a director of the Cleburne National Bank.

Taking over in Room 2840 of the War Department Building on the day she was appointed, Mrs. Hobby announced that...

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