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Thomas B. Peareson
Full Name: Thomas B. "Tom" Peareson
Date of birth: July 1, 1878
Date of death: November 9, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 25 Mar 26, 1906 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2)   Unknown Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller

(1) 29th Legislature, 2nd C.S., 3/26/1906, p. 2. Notice of vacancies in the House due to resignations of Hon. W.B. Ware and Hon. A.L. Sharpe and deaths of Hon. J.D. Woods and Hon. Lon A. Hagan; elections and oaths of office of Thos. B. Peareson, Charles Davis, Jr., J.R. Bowman, and W.J. Mathis, sworn 3/26/1906. House Journal.
(2) Thomas B. Peareson, in special election 2/8/1906, succeeded Lon A. Hagan, died 1/6/1906. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Tom B. Pearson, Fort Bend County, born July 1878, living with brother Desage Peareson.
    Census of 1910 - Tom B. Peareson, Richmond, Fort Bend County, age 31, born circa 1879 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Sarah. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • Thomas B. Peareson (1878-1915), interment in Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Fort Bend County, same cemetery as Lieutenant Philip E. Peareson (1841-1895). Find a Grave.
  • "Peareson Candidate for Senate: Fort Bend County Attorney May Oppose Stanley H. Beard," 2/21/1915, p. 3 (Beard later won election to succeed L.H. Bailey in Texas Senate for 34th Legislature). Includes biographical information on Thomas B. Peareson - "product of University of Virginia law school . . . represented Fort Bend and Waller counties during a portion of the 29th Legislature." Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of brother Judge D.R. Peareson, Volume IV, pp. 1674-1675. "Thomas B. Peareson, the present county attorney, who at one time was a member of the legislature." Father Philip E. Peareson, mother Minnie Rugeley. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Memorial for brother De Rugeley Peareson (Judge, Fort Bend County), includes information on Peareson family, November 1950, p. 581. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Obituary, "Death Claimed County Attorney T.B. Pearson," 11/12/1915, p. 2, from Rosenberg Herald. Tom Pearson died Tuesday night (11/9/1915) at family home in Richmond. Weimar Mercury (Weimar, Colorado County, Texas).
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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