Notable Residents

Henry Dorsey, Sr (1863-1928), founder of the Dorsey Company, an early printing and office supply firm and builder of one of Dallas’ first “skyscrapers” (6 stories).

Edward G. Eisenlohr (1872-1961), 20th Century Texas artist

Col. William Rogers Houston (1858-1920), son of General Sam Houston.

David Kerfoot (1835-1903), Dallas Mayor from 1876-1877.

George Sergeant (1881-1971), Dallas mayor from 1935-1937.

J.A. Skillern (1856-1914), founder of the Skillern drug chain.

George Sprague (1871-1963), Dallas mayor from 1937-1939.

Leslie Stemmons (1876-1939), leading Dallas businessman and donor of major parts of the right of way for one of Dallas’ major freeways, Stemmons Freeway.


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