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25-27 Parsons Street

25-27 Parsons Street

25-27 Parsons Street

This brick multi-family house was built in 1920 and rises three stories to an asphalt roof.

The 1925 City Directory lists Jeremiah Brennan, a physician; John Brennan, a junior master at the Mechanic Arts High School; and Thomas Brennan, a janitor, as residents of 25 Parsons. James Crowley, a foreman; and Joseph Crowley, a floor superintendent, are listed as residents of 27 Parsons.

The 1925 Bromley Atlas shows J.L. Reardon as the owner of this house.

The 1930 Census lists James Sheehey, a 72-year old retiree from Ireland, as a resident of 25 Parsons. James lived with his three children: 37-year old Katherine; 35-year old William, a lawyer; and 26-year old Margaret, a telephone operator. 27 Parsons was rented for $52 a month by James Crowley, a 64-year old foreman for the City of Boston. James lived with his 56-year old wife Annie and their five children: 36-year old Mary, a chief operator for a telephone company; 29-year old Margaret, a typist for the telephone company; 27-year old Mildred; 20-year old Paul, a clerk for a rubber company; and 31-year old Joseph, an investigator for the Boston Police Department.

25-27 Parsons Street
25-27 Parsons Street
 

 

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