Hobbs, William

Hobbs, William (Herbert)

(1864–1953) geologist, geographer; born in Worcester, Mass. He was responsible for founding the department of geography at the University of Michigan in 1923. He contributed widely to the disciplines of geology and geography and was a specialist in glaciology and mineralogy. He wrote 15 books and more than 400 articles.
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Partners Thomas Brown, Paul Hobbs, William Hobbs, Dick McMurray and Rich McMurray will continue to operate in Urbana under the direction of Pesch.
Brown Hobbs & McMurray Insurance founders Thomas Brown, Paul Hobbs, William Hobbs, Richard L McMurray and Richard A McMurray and their associates will continue to function in Urbana under the direction of Michael Pesch, head of Gallagher's Midwest region retail property/casualty brokerage operation.
Thomas Brown, Paul Hobbs, William Hobbs, Dick and Rich McMurray, and their associates will continue to operate in Urbana under the direction of Michael Pesch, head of Gallagher's Midwest region retail property/casualty brokerage operation.
The stables deserving of most honourable mention are those of Kim Bailey, Paul Cole, Simon Dow, Ed Dunlop, Philip Hobbs, William Haggas, Jeremy Noseda, Richard Phillips, Suzy Smith, Marcus Tregoning and David Barron.
Congratulations to those who did play their part, notably stables that got through to the last day: Kim Bailey, Paul Cole, Simon Dow, Ed Dunlop, Philip Hobbs, William Haggas, Jeremy Noseda, Richard Phillips, Suzy Smith, Marcus Tregoning and David Barron, the north's only representative, who had two in the finals and made sure his team was out in force at the awards' ceremony.