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.
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.
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.
Thos. B. Peareson (1878-1915), burial in Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Fort Bend County. Includes death notice from The Houston Post, 11/4/1915.
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).
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