Hobson C. Yancy, Owner, Square Deal Laundery and Dry Cleaners, McAllen.
Source: Southwest Texans. 1952
Mr. Yancy bought this business in February of 1945. offers a complete laundry and dry cleaning service; employing sixty persons. Hobson C Yancy was born in Bell County, Texas, Decmber 23rd, 1898; son of the late James Lewis Yancy, native of Georgia, who became a resident of Texas when still a young boy, later marrying Barbara Cothren, native Texan. Mr. Yancy was reared and educated in Bell County. He was employed in railroad work for eight years, after which he purchase his father's retail grocery and market, operating same for twenty five years. Mr. Yancy married Vennie Julia McMullen of Lufkin, January 11, 1919. They are parents of three children: Doris Rose, wife of James Hinson of McAllen; Don Hobson, and Bob Clinton. Mr. Yancy belongs to the Elks Lodge. He is a member of the Baptist Church.