D.D. Peavy

David Dial Peevy

Full Name: David Dial Peevy
Date of birth: January 23, 1880
Date of death: January 27, 1946

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 58 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Teague / Freestone   Freestone, Navarro

Terms of Service top

House District 58
Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921
Legislatures: 36th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Teague / Freestone
Counties in district: Freestone, Navarro

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • David Dial Peevy, birth date 1/23/1880 in Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas; death date 7/27/1946 in Manhattan, New York. Father H.B. Peevy, mother Martha Dies, spouse Della. Residence in Teague, Freestone County, Texas in 1880-1907 and 1911-1920; Lubbock County, Texas 1910; Houston, Texas in 1932-1940. Family Tree Facts; U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1975-1949. Ancestry.com.
  • "Peevy for Amendment: Representative from Navarro and Freestone to Vote 'Yes'," 6/23/1919, p. 3. "D.D. Peevy, Navarro and Freestone county representative at the State Legislature, will vote for the ratification of the Federal woman suffrage amendment . . . " Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • "Women Indorse D.D. Peevy," 7/19/1918, p. 7. Endorsement of Hon. D.D. Peevy of Freestone County for flotorial representative, 7/16/1918, by Good Government Club. Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Mentioned as "the late D.D. Peevy (later representative in the legislature from Freestone County)," "Denton Doings," 5/28/1950, p. 13. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Census of 1910 - David D. Peevy, Lubbock County, age 30, born circa 1880, spouse Dela E., sons David D. and Henry H.
    Census of 1920 - David D. Peevey, Teague, Freestone County, age 39, born circa 1881 in Texas, agent/real estate, spouse Dela, sons Dies and Harold, daughter Margaret.
    Census of 1940 - David Peevy, Houston, Harris County, age 57, born circa 1880, oil operator/own business; next page, image 21: spouse Dela, daughter Carolyn E. and sons Richard G. and Daniel. FamilySearch. 1910 1920 1940
  • David Dial Peevy, father of David Dies Peevy (death date 9/16/1953), husband of Dela Elizabeth Peevy. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • David Dial Peevy, birth date 1/23/1880, age 38, real estate and insurance, home address Teague, Freestone County, Texas; nearest relative Dela Elizabeth Peevy; draft registration date 9/12/1918. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • D.D. Peevy. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • "D.D. ['Dave'] Peevy, who recently moved back from Lubbock to Teague was in the city Friday." The Fairfield Recorder, 6/20/1935, p. 2, crediting Fairfield Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - D.D. Peevy, postoffice Teague, nativity Texas, age 39 (born circa 1880), 39 years in Texas, real estate dealer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. D.D. Peavy, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Conservation and Reclamation  
Public Health  

This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

Party information is not available for the 1st-11th Legislatures.

Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.