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Oscar Sommer

Posted on March 11, 2024

Oscar Sommer (1889-1971) was a prominent citizen both in Brownsville and Matamoros. Oscar founded and ran a furniture store in downtown  Brownsville and lived with his wife Laura on the second floor where they raised their children. When politicians like Lyndon Johnson wanted votes in the Rio Grande Valley, they posed in newspaper photos with Continue Reading »