| El Segundo, California|
| A.B. 1974 (economics)
J.D. 1977 John M. Olin fellow|
Deerfield Academy, 1970
UCLA School of Law
Kelly McDowell Wikipedia
Hobart Kelliston McDowell III was an American business attorney, government affairs consultant and politician. He was mayor of El Segundo, California for six years (2004–2010), and served as a member of the city council for twelve years (1998–2010).
McDowell opposed expansion of LAX, threatening to sue the Los Angeles City Council. He reached a deal with Los Angeles to develop an alternative to expansion in return for dropping the lawsuit. He also threatened to sue over a plan by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to put a rail yard in El Segundo. He also fought to keep the Los Angeles Air Force Base open.
Hobart Kelliston McDowell III was the son of the late Hobart K. McDowell, Jr., and the late Martha Louise Shea McDowell. He had a sister, Tina S. McDowell, and two brothers, Joseph S. McDowell and Robert M. McDowell. He had one son, Kelliston.