Aimee L’Heureux details the Jane Blaffer Owen’s philanthropy to the University of Houston, as well as her contributions to New Harmony, Indiana.
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Recalling Houston’s Early Days and its Oilmen: A Conversation with Jane Blaffer Owen
By Houston History Magazine on April 18, 2011 in Arts & Culture, Energy and Environment, Houstonians, Museums, University of Houston
Jane Blaffer Owen, an arts patron, social activist, and preservationist, was the daughter of Robert Lee Blaffer, one of the founders of Humble Oil & Refining Company (now ExxonMobil), and the granddaughter of William T. Campbell, who established the The Texas Company, which became Texaco.