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Mayor Chris Watts

Chris Watts has been mayor of Denton since 2014. In August 2020 he resigned and later filed to run for Texas Senate District 30.

Herschel Evans

Herschel Evans Denton Texas

Herschel Evans was a tenor saxophonist. He was born on the 9th of March in 1909 and died in 1939 at age 29 from heart disease.

Phyllis George

Phyllis George Denton Texas

Phyllis George was a businesswoman, actress, sportscaster and First Lady of Kentucky. She was born in Denton on the 25th of June 1949 and died in May of 2020.

Abner Haynes

Abner Haynes Denton

Abner Haynes is a former a American professional football player who played in the American Football League. He was born in Denton in 1939.

Sly Stone

Sly Stone Denton
By Chris Hakkens

Sly Stone is a musician, songwriter, and record producer. He was in the group Sly and the Family Stone. Stone was born in Denton in March of 1943.

Ray Peterson

Ray Peterson
By John Mathew

Ray Peterson was a pop singer mostly active in the 50’s and 60’s. He was born in 1939 in Denton and died in 2005.