Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Peters, Mason Summers, lawyer and member of Congress, was born in Clay county, Mo., Sept. 3, 1844. After finishing the common schools he entered William Jewell College at Liberty, Mo., and subsequently studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1875 and served for four years as clerk of the court of Clinton county, Mo. In 1886 he removed to Kansas and settled in Wyandotte county, where he engaged in the live stock commission business. Mr. Peters took an active interest in local politics and in 1896 was nominated for Congress by the Populists of the Wyandotte district. His nomination was endorsed by the Democratic party and he was elected as a fusion candidate. After serving one term he resumed his business.

Page 468 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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