Photography of families
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of photographs taken of the Cochran family, friends, and relatives. The collection is split into two parts: family photographs and scenic photographs.
Wilber C. Looney was a prominent businessman in Beaumont, Texas. When he retired he was a manager in southeast Texas for Westinghouse Electric Corp. He and his wife, Thyrza, a well-known local interior designer, resided at a now-historic home on North Eleventh and Toccoa Streets. Known then as the Vaughn House, the couple restored this Victorian cottage into a plantation-style mansion in 1948.
R.C. Miller was an important businessman in Beaumont, Texas, and an active community member. He was a founding partner of the Kirk-Miller-Josey Feed Company, president of the Tyrrell Rice Milling Company, president of the Beaumont Realty Company, president of the Beaumont Hotel Company, which built the Hotel Beaumont, and vice president of the Fannin Street Realty Company.