Brown house, 1905

Collection: Brown/Parrish House Photograph Collection

Date of Photograph: c. 1905

Description: Otis Brown, Irving's co-founder and first mayor, had this house built on Iowa St. (today 321 S. O'Connor Road) in 1905. Three Irving mayors have lived in the house: Otis Brown, who served as Irving's first mayor from 1914-1917; his son Lynn Brown, who was mayor from 1959-1967; and Morris Parrish, who served from 1995-1999. Mr. Parrish bought the house in 1979 and updated it.

Information on original photograph: 3½″ by 3½″, sepia on paperboard backing, which is 5½″ by 5½″.

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