Convention Member George Hobson
Born July 24, 1814, in Chatham County, North Carolina, the son of Joseph Hobson and Mary Gibbs. He was a merchant by trade. He married Tamar Ann Gibson on June 21, 1837, in Green County, Ohio. He came to Iowa in 1840 with his family. Mr. Hobson was a delegate to the 1844 Iowa Constitutional Convention in Iowa City representing Henry County. He died March 18, 1863, in Henry County.