P.E. Peers

Philip Edward Peers

Full Name: Philip Edward Peers
Date of birth: September 23, 1832
Date of death: February 8, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Mumford / Robertson   Robertson
H 27 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Hearne / Robertson   Robertson

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

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House District 48
Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885
Legislatures: 18th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Mumford / Robertson
Counties in district: Robertson
House District 27
Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879
Legislatures: 15th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Hearne / Robertson
Counties in district: Robertson

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Commissary Sergeant, Company E, 2nd Missouri Calvary, commanding officers Captain Frank J. Smith and Colonel Robert McCulloch. Application date 6/8/1917. Phillip Edward Peers, postoffice Dickinson, Galveston County. Pension File No. 34244. Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Death notice, "Phillip E. Peers, Harvard's Oldest Graduate, Is Dead," 2/10/1933, p. 1. Bryan Eagle.
  • Census of 1880 - Phillip Peers, Robertson County, age 48, born circa 1832 in Missouri, planter.
    Census of 1910 - Philip E. Peers, Houston, Harris County, age 76, born circa 1834 in Missouri, clerk.
    Census of 1920 - P.E. Peers, Travis County, age 89, born circa 1831 in Missouri, inmate in Confederate House. FamilySearch. 1880 1910 1920
  • Phillip E. Peers, birth date 9/23/1832 in Farmington, Missouri, death date 2/8/1933, burial in Masonic Cemetery of Farmington South, Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. P.E. Peers, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. P.E. Peers, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Educational Affairs  
Enrolled Bills  
Revenue and Taxation  
15th R.S. - 1876
Agricultural and Mechanical College, Visit  
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Public Debt  
State Penitentiary  

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