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Philander Burr Muse

P.B. Muse
Full Name: Philander Burr Muse
Birth date: April 16, 1851
Death date: September 19, 1901

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - P.B. Muse, McKinney, Collin County, age 28, born circa 1852 in Missouri, lawyer, wife B.P. Muse.
    Census of 1900 - P.B. Muse, Sherman, Grayson County, age 47, born April 1853 in Missouri, lawyer, wife Belle P., daughters Margie, Benouine, and Mary Grace, son Walton P.
    Philander Burr Muse and Belle Peabody, parents of Margie L. Muse and Mary Grace Adkins. FamilySearch . Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (1) Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (2)
  • 1900 1880
  • Philander B. Muse, birth date 4/16/1851, death date 9/19/1901, burial in Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, P.B. Muse, p. 41. Born 4/16/1852 in Lexington, Missouri. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Obituary, "Well Known Jurist Dead: Hon. Philander B. Muse Called to His Last Reward," The Democrat (McKinney, Texas), 9/26/1901, p. 7, from Sherman Register, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society. Marriage to Belle Peabody of Sherman in November 1879. Death date Thursday morning, 9/19/1901. "In 1886 he was elected to the legislature as representative from Collin county and served one term." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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