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Thomason Residence
El Paso, Texas


Description: Thomason residence
Other Names: B.M. Worham
Address: 1325 Montana corner of Montana and Newman streets, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Original Client: R. Ewing Thomason
Date: 1912-1913
Condition: extent

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories with eight rooms. Two story porch attached to side of house
Budget/Cost: $8,000

Wall Materials: brick and pebble dash finish
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present owner:
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) The American Architect, volume CII, number 1913 (August 21, 1912), Current News and Comment, page 16: A residence costing $8,000 will be built in a short time for R. E. Thomason, at the corner of Montana and Newman Streets. The plans for the building have just been completed by Architects Trost & Trost and call for a 2 story building.
(2) El Paso Herald, August 3, 1912 ‘Will Build Home to Cost $8000

Remarks: R. Ewing Thomason served as a Mayor of El Paso, as a United States District Judge, and as a United States Congressman from Texas.In 1959 a new building was constructed for the El Paso General Hospital and the name was changed to R. E. Thomason General Hospital.

In 1912, Trost drew plans for Thomason but he didn’t live in the home. In 1914, he is list at 1325 Rio Grande. The house was occupied by B.M. Worsham a physician.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990