Annotated photograph of Mike Hogg with 90th Division in training exercise
Annotated photograph of Mike Hogg with 90th Infantry Division training at Camp Travis in San Antonio. Line on photo identifies Mike Hogg.
Mike Hogg, Texas legislator, businessman and Houstonian civic leader, was the son of first native Texan governor, James Stephen Hogg. In 1917,as the United States entered World War I, Mike Hogg enlisted in the 360th Infantry, 90th Division. He served first as a lieutenant and later as a captain in the Army. This photo was taken at one of the Army's sixteen training camps. Located in San Antonio, the camp was named Camp Travis in honor of Alamo hero, William B. Travis after it was selected as the site for the 90th (Texas-Oklahoma) Division of the Army. Mike Hogg annotated the photo and mailed it to his sister, Ima Hogg, in a letter.