Fred Hofheinz campaigning at the University of Houston
|55th Mayor of Houston|
|Preceded by||Louie Welch|
|Succeeded by||Jim McConn|
March 15, 1938 |
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Winfrey "Mac" Hofheinz|
|Relations||Roy Hofheinz (Father)|
|Alma mater||University of Texas|
Hofheinz graduated from Lamar High School in Houston, where he was a championship debater and also lettered in track and field. He attended the University of Texas, earning a B.A. (Summa Cum Laud, 1960), and continued at Texas to earn both M.A. and PhD degrees in Economics. Hofheinz earned a J.D. from the University of Houston in 1964. In 1974 Hofheinz was named one of "200 Faces for the Future" by Time Magazine 
After his term as mayor, Hofheinz 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.
|Mayor of Houston, Texas
- Hofheinz, Mayor Fred and Frank Michel. Mayor Fred Hofheinz Oral History, Houston Oral History Project, February 11, 2008.
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