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  Deuster, Peter V.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NamePeter V. Deuster
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin , United States
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Born February 13, 1831
DiedOctober 15, 1897 (66 years)
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Last ModifedRBH
Jun 25, 2016 04:50pm
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InfoDEUSTER, Peter Victor, a Representative from Wisconsin; born near Aix la Chapelle, Rhenish Prussia, February 13, 1831; pursued an academic course; immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled on a farm near Milwaukee, Wis., in May 1847; worked in a printing office; moved to Port Washington, Wis., in 1854 and edited a newspaper; also served simultaneously as postmaster, clerk of the circuit court, clerk of the land office, and notary public; returned to Milwaukee in 1856 and edited the Milwaukee See-Bote, a Democratic daily paper, until 1860, when he became proprietor; member of the State assembly in 1863; served in the State senate in 1870 and 1871; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth, Forty-seventh, and Forty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1885); chairman, Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (Forty-sixth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1884 to the Forty-ninth Congress; resumed newspaper interests; appointed chairman of a commission to diminish the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon in 1887; appointed consul at Crefeld, Germany, February 19, 1896, and served until a successor was appointed October 15, 1897; died in Milwaukee, Wis., December 31, 1904; interment in Calvary Cemetery


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