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Nelson W. Wolff

The mayor of San Antonio from 1991 to 1995, Nelson W. Wolff enacted several major economic developments for the city. He is the author of The Changing Face of San Antonio, Transforming San AntonioMayor: An Inside View of San Antonio Politics, 1981–1995 and Baseball for Real Men: Seven Spiritual Laws for Senior Players. He currently serves as Bexar County judge.

Transforming San Antonio

San Antonio boasts one of the country’s fastest-growing metropolitan regions, thanks to visionary personalities, key politicians, a vibrant citizenry, and a bit of luck. In this lively behind-the-scenes account, Bexar County judge and former San Antonio mayor Nelson Wolff conveys the complexity of the characters and the events—who said what to whom when and how that affected further...

The Changing Face of San Antonio

Nelson Wolff, Bexar County judge and former San Antonio mayor, has been an active participant in the city’s political and business community for five decades. His first book, Transforming San Antonio, highlighted four major initiatives that created the economic revitalization of the Southwest’s most vibrant city: building the AT&T Center; expanding the River Walk north to the Pearl Brewery;...

University Health at 100

At the start of the twentieth century, South Texas was a melting of troops training for deployment in World War I and thousands of refugees fleeing the Mexican Revolution. With the influx of immigrants and injured veterans returning from the war, the area was in desperate need of a charity hospital to serve the burgeoning community. The city of San Antonio and Bexar County each contributed...

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