South Texans' Property Rights Association

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Eduardo Hinojosa, Vice president

Eduardo Hinojosa comes from a three-generation ranching family. Eduardo took over the family ranching operation in 1953 after the death of his father. He leased approximately 12,000 acres from La Brisa Land and Cattle Company in Starr County from 1953-1960. In late 1960 moved cattle operation to Rancho La-Fe in Jim Hogg County where he and family continue with cattle raising and white tail deer/quail management. He was awarded the Loma Blanca Soil and Water, Conservation District Rancher of the year for 2003, Area III Soil and Water Conservation Districts Absentee Conservation Rancher for 2004, and Recipient of invaluable contributions to Ranching Traditions Starr County Texas, 2004

Eduardo worked in numerous administrative positions for Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Retiring after 30 years of service in 1993 as director of Foster Grandparent Project and the Corpus Christi State School. He started his tenure with the State of Texas as a Texas Game and Fish Warden.

He received a Bachelors Degree from Pan American University, Edinburg, Texas and a Masters Degree from Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, Texas. Eduardo moved to Corpus Christi in 1970 and quickly became involved with the community. He has served on numerous boards and commissions for the City of Corpus Christi including Crime Stoppers, Ethics Commission for the city and Corpus Christi Housing Authority Commission. Eduardo graduated from Leadership Corpus Christi Class XX.

He is a member of Texas and Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, Texas Farm Bureau, and Texas Wildlife Association.

Eduardo married his wife Ann in 1971. They have 2 children, Edward S Hinojosa and Yvonne Oliver and 4 grandchildren.

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