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Mayors of Irving, Texas


Mayors of Irving, 1914-2001 (may be incomplete!)
Otis Brown 1914-17 C. G. Miller 1917-19 P. H. Lively 1919-21 W. F. Miller 1921-23 M. R. Price 1923-25 C. G. Miller 1925-27 John Haley 1927-33 F. M. Gilbert 1933-37 C. P. Caldwell 1937-43 E. J. Johnson 1943-47 Hans Smith 1947-51 C. B. Hardee 1951-57 Paul C. Laird 1957-59 Lynn Brown 1959-67 Robert H. Power 1967-71 Dan Matkin 1971-77 Marvin Randle 1977-81 Bobby Joe Raper 1981-87 Bob Pierce 1987-91 Roy Brown 1991-93 Bobby Joe Raper 1993-95 Morris Parrish 1995-99 Joe Putnam 1999-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1999 May 1: Joe Putnam, elected; J. Roland Jeter, defeated; Clair Woertendyke, defeated; Michael Compotaro, defeated.
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