Mickey Pierson

Past Allen Mayor Mickey Pierson
Mayor from April 20, 1978 - April 12, 1984
  • “Be committed to your family; work for the betterment of your community; believe in yourself and to listen to one another; be fair.”
Leadership Mentors and Lessons Learned
  • Father - love family and others, work hard
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Highlights as Mayor
  • Business and economic development - major shopping centers and housing developments
  • Experienced gasoline shortages and price inflation resulting in a lower number of houses that could be built and a slow down of the economy
  • Hired full-time fire fighters and built first major fire station
  • Purchased land for current City Hall
Favorite places in Allen
  • Allen Pharmacy and the Royal Drive-In