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Memorial Held for 'The Woodlands' Master Planner George P. Mitchell

By: KBTX Staff Email
By: KBTX Staff Email
George Mitchell and his wife, Cynthia Woods Mitchell, who passed away in 2009.

George Mitchell and his wife, Cynthia Woods Mitchell, who passed away in 2009.

THE WOODLANDS The public was invited to share in celebrating George P. Mitchell’s life and accomplishments Thursday at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
The event was held at 7:30 p.m. at the outdoor amphitheater he built and named for his wife in The Woodlands, the hometown he created.

The event celebrated Mitchell’s contributions to science, energy and the environment with performances by the Houston Symphony, the Texas A&M Singing Cadets and guest speakers.

George P. Mitchell was an Aggie and donated millions to the university. These contributions led to two multi-million dollar physics and astronomy buildings that named after him.

Mitchell died on July 26 at the age of 94. He created The Woodlands, a 25,000-acre master-planned community in 1974.

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