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Joe Peter Joseph Peter
Full Name: Joseph "Joe" Peter, Jr.
Date of birth: January 18, 1846
Date of death: March 26, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Dubina / Fayette   Fayette
H 70 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (2)   Democrat Dubina / Fayette   Fayette
(1) Joe Peter, p. 39. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Joseph Peter, Jr., died 1924, Biography and family group sheet. Moravian Connection, 2004.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Joseph Peter, pp. 308-309. Born 2/2/1846 in Moravia. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, Josef Peter, pp. 2-3. Born 1/18/1846 in Ticha, Moravia. "(Some accounts mistakenly give his birthday as February 2, 1845.)" Died 3/26/1924 and buried in Dubina, Texas. "Texas Czech Immigrant Legislators," 2000. Robert Janak, Texas Czech History Articles and Photos.
  • Other Resources
  • Joseph Peter, interment in Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery, Dubina, Fayette County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in DUBINA, TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in Story of Dubina, Lavaca County, Texas, 2004.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joe Peter, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. Joe Peter, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joseph Peter, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Claims and Accounts  
    Labor  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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