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April 14, 2010



Thanks for posting an interesting article. Tom Courchesne was my uncle.

Trish Long

Thanks Pam. Sound like he had an interesting life.

M R Montoya

The article was great. My Grandfather used to tell me stories about the history of the area. I grew up in Courchesne Road. My Grandfather was one the cement company employees that took advantage of buying land and building when Mr. Courchesne offered it. I was in Courchesne School for Pre-School, Kindergarten, and First Grade then we had to tranfer to EB Jones. By the way Courchesne Rd still is a residential area that is alive and well. I hope the integrity for the entire area is preserved to include the school. There is much history there.


Trish, He did have an interesting life. El Paso was a very rustic area then and he was a good man but not a saint.

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Trish Long is the El Paso Times’ archivist and spends her time in the morgue, where the newspaper keeps its old clippings and photos. View this blog at its new home at http://blogs.elpasotimes.com/morgue/
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