Philanthropy and society
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Gus S. Wortham family and business records
Identifier: MS 514
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, awards, memorials and photographs documenting the family and business life of Gus S. Wortham. Wortham was a pioneer in the insurance industry in Texas , founding the American General Life Insurance Company, one of the first multi-line insurance firms, in 1926. Gus S. and Lyndall F. Wortham were very generous philanthropists in Houston, supporting the arts in many ways.