Fred Hofheinz

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Fred Hofheinz
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Fred Hofheinz campaigning at the University of Houston
55th Mayor of Houston
In office
1974–1978
Preceded by Louie Welch
Succeeded by Jim McConn
Personal details
Born 1938
Houston, Texas
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Texas
Profession Attorney

Fred Hofheinz (born 1938), was mayor of Houston, Texas, from 1974 to 1978. (Hofheinz's father, Roy, was mayor of the city in the 1950s.)

He attended the University of Texas, earning a B.A., M.A., PhD, and J.D.[1]

After his term as mayor, he practiced law in Houston. He also served as a board member at Lucas Energy, an independent crude oil and gas company.In 1971, Hofheinz co-founded the closed circuit television company Top Rank.[2]

Hofheinz currently resides in Houston, and is an attorney in the law firm of Williams, Birnberg & Andersen L.L.P.[3]

Political offices
Preceded by
Louis Welch
Mayor of Houston, Texas
1974–1978
Succeeded by
Jim McConn

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