Comparette Home - marker fact sheet

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					                              COMPARETTE HOME

This Victorian house was built in the Tivy Addition by S. W. and Laura Smith in 1890.
After several other ownerships, Dr. R. H. P. Wright, a prominent Kerrville physician,
occupied the property from 1896 to 1905. One of his daughters, Fay, married Texas
Governor Coke Stevenson. D. H. Comparette (1871-1952), civic leader, organizer and
manager of Kerrville Telephone Company, lived here with his wife Beatrice, a school
teacher. The Comparette family owned the home 1905-1977. Recorded Texas Historic
Landmark (1979)

Location: 1001 Jefferson St., Kerrville

GPS Coordinates: 30º02.678N & 99º08.091W

UTM Easting: 487024 / UTM Northing: 3323724

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