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Statue of Gov. James Stephen Hogg

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Background Summary 

The university’s statue of former Texas Governor James Stephen Hogg will be re-installed at a new campus location in December of 2018. It will be located between the Main Building and the Will C. Hogg Building, which is named for Governor Hogg’s son, who was a supporter and advocate for The University of Texas.

In late August 2017, the Hogg statue was removed from its original location on the South Mall along with statues of three former confederate leaders: Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston, John Reagan. The Lee, Johnston and Reagan statues were placed to the collections of the university’s Briscoe Center for American History.

President Gregory L. Fenves stated at the time that the university planned to re-install the Hogg statue at another campus site.


UT’s Statement on Governor Hogg’s Statue – Website of Dennis Bonnen, State Representative — District 25

Messages to Campus

Relocating James Hogg Statue – President Gregory L. Fenves – December 6, 2018

Keep Hogg Off Campus Grounds – Daily Texan – December 3, 2018

James Hogg Statue to Return to Campus After Confederate Statue Removal in 2017 – Daily Texan – November 13, 2018


The Complicated Legacy Of Texas Governor Jim Hogg – Texas Standard – December 11, 2018

Statue Of Texas Gov. James Hogg That Was Removed Last Year Will Return To UT Austin’s Campus – KUT – December 6, 2018

Relocation of the James Stephen Hogg Statue – Hogg Foundation for Mental Health – August 22, 2017