The H. E. Butt Foundation is founded by Mary Holdsworth and Howard Butt, Sr., focused on charity, philanthropy, and education. In its early days, the Foundation promotes literacy, helps fund numerous recreational ...

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After seven years of searching for the right property, Mary and Howard, Sr., purchase the Frio River Canyon, a 1900-acre ranch in Real County, Texas, and give it to the Foundation.


Mary Holdsworth Butt is appointed by Governor Allan Shivers to the governing board of Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools, which was supplanted in 1965 by the Texas Department of Mental Health ...

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