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Memorabilia - Sylvia Garcia U.S. Congress

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Dates: Other: 1991-1992
Scope and Contents From the Series: Upon retiring from the mayor's office in 1992, Whitmire joined Rice University as the Director of the Rice Institute for Policy Analysis and held the Tsanoff Lectureship in Public Affairs teaching public policy, management, and political science courses. In addition, she was a commentator on public issues for KHOU TV and a talk show host for KPRC Radio in Houston. In 1994, she was appointed President and CEO of Junior Achievement, Inc. in Colorado. In 1995 and 1996, Whitmire served as...

Memorabilia - Campaign buttons

 Item — OVS_Box: 10, Item: 1
Dates: Other: 1972-1973
Scope and Contents From the Series: Jim Whitmire graduated from Whitney High School as valedictorian in 1964 then earned his Bachelor of Science degree in economics and accounting from UH in 1968 and his Master of Business Administration in 1970. Whitmire was a member of the Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, chairman of its committee on Co-operation with Educational Institutions, and a member of its Public Affairs Committee. Other notable memberships include the American Institute of CPAs...

Memorabilia - Campaign Buttons

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Dates: Other: 1983
Scope and Contents From the Series: In 1981, Kathy Whitmire was elected Houston's first female mayor. She was inaugurated as the 48th mayor in 1982 and, after holding office until 1991 (five consecutive two-year terms), was defeated by Bob Lanier. During her tenure, Whitmire led the campaign to diversify Houston's economy and market the city worldwide, resulting in economic growth. She helped triple Houston's park space and expand cultural resources while reducing government cost by consolidating city departments,...