The collection includes correspondence, administrative records, regulations and legislation, campaign finances, budget reports
for the State of California, commission and agency agendas, speeches, newspaper clippings, articles, and photographs from
Houston Flournoy's political career from 1956 to 1974.
Houston Irving Flournoy, better known as Hugh, was born on October 7, 1929 in New York City, New York. He spent most of his
childhood on Long Island with brief stints in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Flournoy was an excellent student and attended
Garden City High School where he played in the band and managed the soccer team. In 1946, at the age of 16, Flournoy enrolled
at Cornell University where he studied under Clinton Rossiter, a Cornell faculty member who was an authority on
The Federalist. Flournoy was active in campus organizations and was a member of the Cornell University Glee Club, the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity,
the Senior Class Council, and in the Air Force Reserve Training Corps. He graduated from Cornell in 1950 with a degree in
government and proceeded to enroll in a graduate studies program at Princeton University. He entered Princeton as the holder
of the Henry P. DuBois Fellowship in American Government and received a Master's degree in Political Science in June of 1952,
the same year he was called for military service.
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