J.B. "Jim" Chorn and Pal, ca. 1952

July 29, 2022
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James Bratton Chorn hangs out with his buddy, Pal, in 1952.J.B. Chorn served as mayor of Mansfield from 1913-1915, and served on the city council again in 1959. His father, Ebenezer Holmes Chorn, was part of a pioneering Mansfield family that moved to Mansfield in 1871. Descendants of the Chorn family still live in the area.

To learn more about Mansfield history, check out the Mansfield HistoricalMuseum, 102 N. Main St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.Admission is free. For more info, call 817-473-4250, emailmuseum@mansfieldtexas.gov or go to mansfieldhistory.org.

Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.

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