Movers & Shakers: Jim Yarbrough

Name:  Jim Yarbrough

Occupation:  Mayor of Galveston

Hometown:  Galveston

Current home:  Galveston

Family:  Wife of 38 years, Carol; daughter, Ashley, and son-in-law, Dustin, grandsons, Luke and Blake; son, Beau, and daughter-in-law, Erin

My favorite writer is:  Stuart Wood

Someone I’d like to meet:  Rosa Parks and Gen. George Patton

If I could switch places with someone for just one day, I’d choose:  No one

My favorite performers are: John Wayne and George Jones

I like to spend my leisure time:  Working in my garden at my ranch

If I could travel any place, I’d go to: Mount Rushmore, Normandy, France

My favorite meal is:  Fried chicken

As a youngster, I wanted to grow up to be:  A banker or an attorney

You’ll never catch me:  Eating tofu

The thing that bugs me the most is:  Hypocrisy

My favorite movie is:  Lincoln

Few people know:  I’ve been on Air Force One

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