Mike Peters


Age: 42

mayor of Liverpool, Texas who started a committee to organize festivals and parades on holidays to build the community of about 400 people since his election in 2005, who was involved when the town helped the state take in about 36 children from a polygamist sect's west Texas retreat in 2008 and was instrumental in getting a new city hall building.

Cause of Death: Struck and killed by a train in an apparent suicide

Born: October 6, 1966

Died: October 3, 2009

Liverpool, Texas