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William P. Hobby    
William P. Hobby
Full name: William Pettus Hobby
Party: Democrat
Term as Governor*: September 25, 1917 - January 18, 1921
Legislative sessions as Governor:
35 R.S. (January 9, 1917 - March 21, 1917)
36 R.S. (January 14, 1919 - March 19, 1919)
37 R.S. (January 11, 1921 - March 12, 1921)
Legislative offices:
Lt. Governor (January 19, 1915 - September 25, 1917)
Elected state or federal offices:
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*Hobby served as acting governor during the James E. Ferguson impeachment proceedings from 8/25/1917 to 9/25/1917. Hobby succeeded to the governorship following Ferguson's removal from office on 9/25/1917.
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