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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.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 90-91. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Biographical sketch, P.E. Peers, pp. 260-261. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • 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.
  • Photographs
  • 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
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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