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Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson is the 62nd mayor of Dallas. He was born October 10th 1975 in Dallas Texas. Johnson assumed office in 2019.

Amy Acker

Amy Acker
By Tony Shek

Born in Dallas Texas, Amy graduated from Lake Highlands High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in theater from Southern Methodist University. She has starred in many television shows and movies.

Jensen Ackles

Jensen Ackles

In 1978 Jensen Ackles was born in Dallas Texas. Jensen is most known for his role in the television series Supernatural.

Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu
By LivePict.com

Singer-songwriter, record producer and actress Erykah Badu was born on February 26 1971 in Dallas. Erykah graduates from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

Troy Baker

Troy Baker
By Troy_baker_taiyoucon

Tory Baker was born in Dallas Texas April 1st 1976. He is a voice actor, singer, and musician most famous for providing the voice in the game The Last of Us.

LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge Born in Dallas

LaMarcus Aldridge a professional basketball player. He was born 1985 in Dallas Texas and attended Seagoville High School.

Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks Born in Dallas

Ernie Banks was a professional baseball player. He was born 1931 in Dallas Texas. He graduated in 1950 from Booker T. Washington High School.

Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh Born in Dallas

Chirs Bosh is a former professional basketball player. He was born 1984 in Dallas Texas. Bosh was a stand out athlete at Lincoln High School .

History of Dallas Texas

19th Century


A Tennessee man, John Neely Bryan, surveyed the area and decided to establish a settlement near the three forks the Trinity River.


After leaving the area for a while, John Neely Bryan returned and in 1842 convinced several families in at Bird’s Fort to join him.


J. P. Dumas laid out a townsite comprising a half mile square of blocks and streets.


Dallas County founded in 1846.


First factory was established by a wagon making french immigrant named Maxime Guillot.


Samuel B. Pryor
By George Jackson – Sixty Years in Texas

Samuel Pryor was elected the first mayor of Dallas.


A massive fire destroyed nearly all the businesses at estimated cost of over $300 000. The town of 700 people did not have a fire department.


Population had reached 3000 thanks in part the the migration of freed slaves.


Two rail services made it to Dallas. The Houston and Texas Central and the Texas and Pacific.


Most populous city in Texas in with 38,067 residents.

20th Century


Oak Cliff annexed after numerous proposals.


Five people were killed and 4,000 were left homeless after a Trinity River flood.


Selected as the site for a Federal Reserve Bank.


Dallas became the 42nd largest city in the United States with a population of 158,976.


Oil is discovered in east Texas with Dallas Banks lending money to oil companies.


President John F Kennedy is assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dealey Plaza.


Popular Soap Opera Dallas debuts.


Bank of America Plaza, tallest building in Dallas is opened.


Dallas population reaches 1,006,877


Dallas Area Rapid Transit begins operating the first light rail system in the Midwest.

21st Century


5 Dallas Police Officers are killed during a deadly shootout in downtown Dallas.

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Population 1,345,047
Total Area 996.67 (384.81 mi²)
Median Household Income $47,285
Poverty Rate21.85%