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Elisha M. Pease    
Elisha M. Pease
Full name: Elisha Marshall Pease
Party: Republican  Unionist 
Term as Governor*: August 8, 1867 - September 30, 1869
December 21, 1853 - December 21, 1857
Legislative sessions as Governor:
5 R.S. (November 7, 1853 - February 13, 1854)
6 R.S. (November 5, 1855 - February 4, 1856)
7 R.S. (November 2, 1857 - February 16, 1858)
11 R.S. (August 6, 1866 - November 13, 1866)
Legislative offices:
Member, Texas House of Representatives (1846 - 1847)
Member, Texas House of Representatives (1847 - 1849)
Member, Texas Senate (1849 - 1851)
Elected state or federal offices:
Comptroller, Republic of Texas (1837)
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*Appointed provisional governor by General Philip Sheridan in an order dated July 30, 1867. Pease took office on August 8, 1867. Resigned on September 30, 1869.
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