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Houston Oil Tycoon Honored With Major Paris Award

Business Queen’s Love for International Hospital Celebrated

BY // 11.19.16

What: American Hospital of Paris Foundation Award Gala

Where: The Plaza Hotel in New York

PC Moment: Houston’s Donna Josey Chapman, well-known philanthropist and president of Josey Oil, took bows in New York for her long-standing support of the hospital that has served an international coterie of patients for more than 100 years. Chapman, who has an apartment in Paris, joined the foundation board in 1994 and served as its chair from 2007 to 2012. She chaired last spring’s Houston Grand Opera “Carousel” Ball. A distinguished collection of guests from Houston, New York, Palm Beach and Paris joined the stellar evening honoring Chapman.

Who: Max Chapman, former Ambassador to France Howard Leach and wife Gretchen, Princess Firyal al-Muhammad of Jordan, Molly and Jim Crownover, Diane Lokey Farb, Linda Barrett, Karina and Carlos Barbieri, Barbara Van Postman, Deborah and Marshall Wais, Claude Wasserstein, and Laura and Mark Yockey.

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