A.E. Perinot

Emile Alexander Perrenot

Full Name: Emile Alexander Perrenot
Date of birth: March 20, 1845
Date of death: January 22, 1893

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 58 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Rockport / Aransas   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
H 58 Apr 18, 1876 - Aug 2, 1876 15th (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Rockport / Aransas   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria

(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(3) Mentioned in "The news from Austin . . . Resignations of Representative Barziza and four others accepted after critical debate . . . Hunter restored to his seat . . . Other resignations not improbable," Thursday, 8/3/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(4) ROCKPORT, TX. "Rockport was incorporated as a town in 1870 and as a city in 1871, the year Aransas County was demarked from Refugio County." Handbook of Texas Online.
(5) Resignation letter and Gov. Coke's transmittal letter to Speaker, 8/2/1876, pp. 742-743. House Journal.
(6) Perrenot resigned 8/2/1876. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - E.A. Perrenot, Aransas County, age 35, born circa 1845 in Florida, druggist, wife M.E. FamilySearch. 1880
  • Emile Alexander Perrenot, father of Ray Elizabeth Perrenot, birth date 10/22/1883 in Rockport, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • E.A. Perrenot, birth date 3/20/1845, death date 1/22/1893, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Hon. E.A. Perrenot," The Galveston Daily News, 1/24/1893, p. 2, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. "He was formerly a member of the legislature from Aransas county." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. A.E. Perinot, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. E.A. Perrenot, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
Congressional Districts  
Congressional Districts, Apportionment  
Indian Affairs  
Public Printing  
Stockraising (Chair) 
15th R.S. - 1876
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Enrolled Bills  
Lunatic Asylum  
Military Affairs  
Public Health, Vital Statistics, and History of Texas  

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