Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Deusters in:
 • Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
 • Milwaukee
 • Milwaukee County
 • Wisconsin
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Peter Victor Deuster
Birth: Feb. 13, 1831
Dürener Landkreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: Dec. 31, 1904
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) 
Family links: 
  Anna C. Deuster (1805 - 1884)
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 15, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6854498
Peter Victor Deuster
Added by: Bill McKern
Peter Victor Deuster
Added by: Pat Bruce
Peter Victor Deuster
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Sharon Zingery
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- R I P
 Added: Feb. 13, 2015

 Added: Feb. 13, 2011

- Ċke Frisk
 Added: Dec. 31, 2010
There are 13 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.2 after 18 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service