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Peter Henderson Peter Gunter Henderson
Full Name: Peter Gunter Henderson, Sr.
Date of birth: May 12, 1883
Date of death: April 1, 1950

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion
H 3 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion
 
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Other Resources
  • Peter Gunter Henderson, birth date 5/12/1883 in Cass County, death date 4/1/1950 in Jefferson, Marion County, spouse Buena Vista Coker, children Robert Byron, Vinnie Louise E., Allie Mae, Peter G., Jr., and Christine. Portrait, Pentecost Family Tree; U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1920 (first listing) - P.G. Henderson, Justice Precinct 3, Enumeration District 128, Jefferson Wards 1 and 2, Marion County, age 37, born circa 1883 in Texas, father and mother born in Texas, judge - county court, spouse Vista, daughters Louise and Allie May, son P.G., Jr.
    Census of 1920 (second listing) - Peter G. Henderson, Justice Precinct 3, Enumeration District 129, Jefferson City, Marion County, age 36, born circa 1884 in Texas, mother and father born in Alabama, lawyer - general practice, spouse Parena V., daughters Louise V. and Allie May, son Peter G., Jr.
    Census of 1930 - P.G. Henderson, Jefferson, Marion County, age 46, born circa 1884 in Texas, lawyer - law, spouse Vista, daughters Louise and Ella Mae, son P.G., Jr.
    Census of 1940 - Peter G. Henderson, Jefferson, Marion County, age 55, born circa 1885 in Texas, lawyer - private practice, spouse Vista, daughters Louise and A. May. FamilySearch. 1920 P.G. Henderson 1920 Peter G. Henderson 1930 1940
  • Peter Gunter Henderson, birth date 5/12/1883 in Cass County, death date 4/1/1950 in Jefferson, Marion County, lawyer, father R.B. Henderson and mother Ozema Gunter both born in Alabama. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • P. Gunter Henderson, birth date 5/12/1883, age 35, permanent home address in Jefferson, Marion County, Texas. County Judge. Nearest relative Mrs. Vista Henderson, wife. Registration date 9/12/1918 in Marion County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Peter Gunter Henderson (1883-1950), interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, Marion County, same cemetery as spouse Vista Coker Henderson. Find a Grave.
  • Obituaries, Peter Gunter Henderson, Sr., "P.G. Henderson Rites Monday," 4/3/1950, p. 2, and Mrs. Vista Henderson, "Mrs. Henderson Dies in Jefferson," 10/9/1951, p. 2, "wife of the late Judge P.G. Henderson of Jefferson." Children listed in both are daughters Miss Louise Henderson and Miss Allie Mae Henderson and son Peter G. Henderson, Jr. Marshall News Messenger.
  • Peter G. Henderson. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - P.G. Henderson, postoffice Jefferson, nativity Texas, age 39 (born circa 1884), lawyer, member of former legislatures: 37th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Peter Henderson, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Peter Henderson, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Appropriations (Vice Chair) 
    Contracts for Textbooks  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Appropriations  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Senatorial Districts  
     

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