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Peter Victor Deuster
Birth: Feb. 13, 1831
Duren
Drener Landkreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: Dec. 31, 1904
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

U.S. Congressman. He immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1847 and later was editor of a newspaper in Port Washington, Wisconsin, in 1854. There he was also postmaster, clerk of the circuit court, clerk of the land office and a public notary. Moving to Milwaukee, he was proprietor- editor of the Milwaukee See-Bote (1856-60), a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1863 and served in the Wisconsin State Senate, (1870-71). In 1879, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth, Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1885. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed chairman of a commission to diminish the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon in 1887 and appointed consul at Crefeld, Germany, serving (1896-97). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Anna C. Deuster (1805 - 1884)
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 15, 2002
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Peter Victor Deuster
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