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, firstname.lastname@example.org or go to mansfieldhistory.org.
Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.
Mansfield, Texas, is a booming city, nestled between Fort Worth and Dallas, but with a personality all its own. The city’s 76,247 citizens enjoy an award-winning school district, vibrant economy, historic downtown, prize-winning park system and community focus spread across 37 square miles. The Mansfield Record is dedicated to reporting city and school news, community happenings, police and fire news, business, food and restaurants, parks and recreation, library, historical archives and special events. The city’s only online newspaper launched in September 2020 and will offer introductory advertising rates for the first three months at three different rates.