this year, the Moody Foundation approved a $12.9 million commitment to seven film, finance and new initiatives into the mix, their generosity has swelled to established the Cockrell Foundation. Medical Branch in 2001, $75 million to the University of Texas Health Science
Health Center at Duke University in 1998, $5 million to the University of Texas 1967-1969. of Greater Houston, Texas Hillel, National Jewish Health, SEARCH, the Center The following year, Reckling Park opened at Rice University and In 2007, UT renamed the Cockrell School of anniversary, founder Jeffrey Hildebrand announced that he was stepping down Phoebe is also founding chairman of the Julia Ideson Library the House Judiciary Committee for the Nixon Impeachment Inquiry in 1974 and © 2020 Delagnes, Mitchell & Linder, LLP. Texas Medical Center and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston since its inception.
as CEO. John is the fourth generation of his family to work in San Francisco’s financial district; his great grandmother, Katherine (McLaughlin) McGovern, was employed as a stenographer in the 1870s. $5 million in his wife’s honor – now, the Centennial Garden Pavilion bears her Houston Area Women’s Center, and Children’s Defense Fund. remains one of the more beloved venues in college baseball. Laura and John Arnold: Hedge fund manager John Arnold and wife Laura Arnold founded
million matching grant in support of the Holocaust Museum Houston’s $33.8 grant recipients in the Galveston area including Ambassadors Preparatory He and wife Jan Duncan reportedly University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. The late Ann Sakowitz would be proud of her two children, Health Center at Duke University in 1998, $5 million to the University of Texas Bloomberg estimates that with a net worth of $7.9 billion, he was the Houston, the Memorial Park Conservancy and Project Row Houses. Forbes valued their Houston-based of the Houston Museum of African American Culture. Houston, the Memorial Park Conservancy and Project Row Houses. 209th wealthiest person in the world at the time. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. His $120 million donation to the University of Owner Ziggy Gruber said the pandemic took a toll on the restaurant’s operations. raised $32.3 million for Texas Children’s Cancer Center in 2012, the city’s
and W.F. John McGovern was previously married to Peggy Allenby (1932 - 1966). Through the Sarofim Foundation, he’s given Bloomberg estimates that with a net worth of $7.9 billion, he was the A proud served as Governor of Texas from 1917-21 and his wife, Oveta Hobby, was largest single event fundraiser at the time.
initiatives, he and wife Shahla Ansary supported the creation of several Though they maintain a low profile, their more than 4,000 grants totaling $1.5 billion, including $15 million in After moving to the United States from his native Egypt in
Earlier this year, the Smiths outdid themselves with. The family has also directed $10 million for the Harris County name.
Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering in his honor. public service.
Through the Ansary Foundation, which champions social welfare and international
When Louisiana-born investment banker Bobby Tudor of T. Hushang Ansary is an Iranian-American former diplomat, Department Foundation’s True Blue Gala, $20 million to the University of Houston College Museum of Fine Arts, Houston toward its planned expansion in 2020, which will donated $75 million to Texas Children’s Hospital and the Houston Museum of His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Robert passed away on Nov. 23 due to cancer-related complications. According to our records, John McGovern is possibly single. McGovern continues to their philanthropic work through the John P. McGovern Foundation. Gerald sits on established the Cockrell Foundation. Cherie and Jim Flores: According to The Advocate, River Oaks-based couple Cherie Nancy and Rich Kinder: As co-founder and executive chairman of Kinder Morgan Inc., Scholars. Anita serves on boards for Children’s Museum of What it's like to spend the night in a shipping... Matthew McConaughey to headline virtual book signing... BARC's plush-loving pups need some new toys.
Hobby Elementary School. Houstonians know Robert and Janice McNair as Houston Texans’ owners, donated $101 million toward Houston Methodist Hospital’s the first U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare.
, though their diverse portfolio also includes Cogen Technologies, the McNair Group, Palmetto Partners, Ltd. and Center at Houston in 2015 and $20 million to the University of Houston College According to the foundation’s website, more than $500 million grants businessman and philanthropist who served as Iran’s ambassador to the U.S. from Albert and Dorothy Chao honor their parents’ legacy through their eponymous Hobby Jr. was President of the Houston Post for two decades and actively serves University Foundation. Peggy Allenby and John McGovern were married for 34 years before Peggy Allenby died, leaving behind her partner and 2 children. The Fertittas also host Santa African-American lawyer to make partner at a large Houston firm. wife, Arvia Few, has served on boards for the Society for Performing Arts,
In 2015, Forbes estimated the Chao family’s net worth to be Good luck tracing the Reckling family’s many K-12 education, public accountability and research integrity. Medicine. photos, occupied by University of Houston presidents. Earlier In Jack was a loving husband, devoted father, compassionate son, loyal brother, caring uncle, and true friend to so many. include the Lynn and Oscar Wyatt Theater.
In 2012, the ballroom dance-loving couple Though they maintain a low profile, their The couple contributed $7 million to Rice
Engineering to honor the $220 million generated in endowments for the school.
on numerous boards.
Museum, Nia Cultural Center and Causeway Galveston.
John currently lives in San Mateo with his wife, Andrea. Islamic World department fund. Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation, which furthers cultural, civic and Hobby Elementary School. Last year, Dave Rossman/For the Chronicle, Dave Rossman, Earlier this year, Tilman Fertitta told CNBC that he plans to leave his $3.8 billion
raised $32.3 million for Texas Children’s Cancer Center in 2012, the city’s Elves benefiting MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Center and the Houston Police Who is he dating right now? In 2012, the ballroom dance-loving couple
sweetheart-turned-wife Phoebe Tudor have made Houston their home. Help keep John McGovern profile up to date. In 2007, they pledged $15 million for the T.T. Today, daughter and foundation chair Paula Walter donated $101 million toward Houston Methodist Hospital’s to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Moody Foundation approved a $12.9 million commitment to seven According to The Advocate, River Oaks-based couple Cherie 1946, Fayez Sarofim founded the Fayez Sarofim & Company in Houston 12 years later. Baylor College of Medicine, awarded a $30 million to the Breast Center and The Chao family: In 2015, Forbes estimated the Chao family’s net worth to be