The Chamber alongside the Irving Heritage Society, Congressman Joe Barton, Representative Linda Harper-Brown, Mayor Pro Tem Rick Stopfer and more than 75 other attendees recognized Irving’s 20 oldest businesses during a reception last night. The reception was a part of this year’s 100th Anniversary events celebrating the Irving Heritage House, one of Irving’s oldest, most historic landmarks and a symbol of Irving’s rich history.



The Irving businesses recognized included:

Promotional Products Assn., International                      1903

Holt Cat (Darr Equipment)                                               1905

NCH Corporation                                                              1919

Irving Shoe Repair                                                            1945

John Myers Pump Services of Texas                                1945

Moore Roofing                                                                 1946

Porter’s Army Navy Store                                                 1946

Watson Radiator Shop                                                     1946

M. A. L. Hobby Shop                                                         1948

Schnee Morehead                                                            1948

Big State Drug Store                                                        1948

Adam’s Plumbing                                                             1949

Mantooth Construction Company, Inc.                            1949

Crouch Sand & Gravel                                                      1950

Owens-Corning                                                                1953

Medical & Surgical Clinic of Irving                                  1953

Mammen Glass &Mirror (M3 Glass Technologies)         1955

Waldrum Lighting & Signs, Inc.                                       1959

Louis Barber Shop                                                            1961

Irving Counter, Inc.                                                           1962

Baylor Medical Center at Irving                                       1964

Frito-Lay, Inc.                                                                    1967

Al’s Rent to Own                                                              1967

Toyota of Irving                                                                1968

Joe’s Coffee Shop                                                             1971

Sonic-Lear Enterprises                                                     1974

Wild Bill’s Hobby Shop                                                     1975


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