|Hobart Kelliston McDowell III|
|Born||1953 (age 60–61) estimated|
|Residence||El Segundo, California|
|Home town||Vienna, Virginia|
|Parents||Martha Louise Shea McDowell
Hobart K. "Bart" McDowell, Jr.
|Relatives||Robert M. McDowell, brother|
Hobart Kelliston McDowell III is an American business attorney, government affairs consultant and politician. He was mayor of El Segundo, California for six years (2004–2010), and served as a member of the city council for twelve years (1998–2010).
McDowell opposed expansion of LAX, threatening to sue the Los Angeles City Council. He reached a deal with Los Angeles to develop an alternative to expansion in return for dropping the lawsuit. He also threatened to sue over a plan by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to put a rail yard in El Segundo.
Hobart Kelliston McDowell III is the son of the late Hobart K. McDowell, Jr., and the late Martha Louise Shea McDowell. He has a sister, Tina S. McDowell, and two brothers, Joseph S. McDowell and Robert M. McDowell. He has one son, Kelliston.
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