Mike Persia Chevrolet

20 Feb

Mike Persia Chevrolet 300 N Rampart New Orleans

“Buy your Chevrolet from Persia……Mike Persia Chevrolet”……..as the jingle played on the radio.  During the 1950s Mike Persia Chevrolet was the largest Chevrolet franchise in the South with multiple locations in New Orleans, Houston and San Antonio.  Many Chevrolets were sold thru the Mike Persia dealerships from the 1950s thru the mid 1970s.  Here is a look back at Mike Persia Chevrolet.  The dealerships in Houston and New Orleans were renamed to Joe Conte Chevrolet in the mid 1970s.   Enjoy……..

300 N. Rampart, New Orleans LA

Dlr Mike Persia Chevrolet New Orleans

Dlr Mike Persia Chevrolet New Orleans 1

457 South St. Marys @ Nueva St, San Antonio TX

Dlr Mike Persia Chevrolet San Antonio TX 1

Mike Persia Chevy Terrace OK Used Cars, San Antonio TX

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McKinney at LaBranch, Downtown Houston TX

Mike Persia Chevrolet Downtown McKinney LaBranch Houston TX 1963

Dlr Mike Persia Chevrolet Houston

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4 Responses to “Mike Persia Chevrolet”

  1. BJ February 20, 2013 at 2:06 pm #

    Wow! “No payments ’til January” and “Se Habla Espanol” back in the 60s! He was way ahead of his time. Love the old dealership photos.

  2. David Joe February 20, 2013 at 4:27 pm #

    I remember the one in downtown Houston. I also remember the commercials on TV.

  3. Eugene Smith February 22, 2013 at 4:50 am #

    Great article! Thanks for the reminder that you have this blog.

  4. Freddie (Thompson)Palesano March 23, 2014 at 11:07 pm #

    Have 2 Mike Persia Chevrolet low ball drinking glasses from Mike Persia Chevrolet in New
    Orleans about 1960!

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