Name: Arthur Porter Peterson
Birth: 21 NOV 1858 in New Bedford, Bristol, Mass. 1
Death: 16 MAR 1895 in San Francisco, California 1 of Pneumonia
Burial: 1895 Oahu Cemetery (Nuuanu) Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii 2
Census: 1870 New Bedford, Bristol, Mass.
Occupation: Attorney General under Monarchy
NATU: 22 AUG 1884 Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii
Arthur Porter Peterson, b November 21, 1858; married Nettie Lincoln Brown November 21, 1883. He studied law at the University of Michigan and became Attorney General of Hawaii under Queen Liliuokalani. He was later accused of activities against the powerful group who deposed the Queen; he was jailed and then exiled to San Francisco where he died. He is buried in Nuuanu Cemetery, Honolulu. He and Nettie Brown Peterson had one child:
Myra Peterson who married George Brooks
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Information on Arthur Peterson's death from Honolulu Gazette May 10, 1895
Died at California Hotel in San Francisco, California.
Arthur Peterson Dead.
Brief Dispatch Announcing His Demise In San Francisco.
E.W. Peterson received a brief dispatch by the Miowera from San Francisco stating that A.P. Peterson,his brother,died at the California Hotel on March 16th.
Death is supposed to have resulted from an attack of pneumonia.
Mr. Peterson was among the number of persons who departed for the coast a short time ago. He was well known throughout the islands,and held several positions of trust under the monarchy,being attorney-general in the ex queen's cabinet. Since his retirement from public life Mr.Peterson has been engaged in the practice of law,and bore a reputation as an attorney of unusual ability. The deceased was of affable disposition and had many friends in the country, who will hear of his death with genuine regret.
Father: Daniel Porter Peterson b: 10 JUL 1826 in Plymouth,Plymouth,Mass.
Mother: Jerusha Morey Clark b: 26 MAY 1830 in Plymouth,Plymouth,Mass.
Janette Lincoln Brown b: 16 AUG 1865 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Mass.
21 NOV 1883
in Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass.
- Myra Peterson b: 31 DEC 1886 in Honolulu, Hawaii
- Gravestone inscription, Oahu (Nuuanu) Cemetery, Honolulu, Hawaii.
- Find a Grave.