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PETERSON (Soundex P362) — See also MCPETERS, OETERSON, PATERSON, PATTERSEN, PATTERSON, PEDERSON, PEERSON, PERSONETT, PETE, PETER, PETERS, PETERSDORF, PETERSEN, PETERSKY, PETERSMARCK, PETTERSEN, PETTERSON.

  PETERSON: See also Leonard Julius Benckenstein — George F. Beneke — Paul Benson — Ashmon H. Catlin — Alexander Peterson Corbit — Charles William Frederick Dick — James Leonard Farmer, Jr. — Peterson Goodwyn — Alvin Peterson Hovey — Peterson Bryant Jarman, Jr. — Carl Gottfred Lindquist — Ernest Lundeen — William Somers Mailliard — Michael R. Monfils — Maureen O'Connor — Charles Orlando Porter — John Frederick Raper, Jr. — John Andrew Rystrom — Joseph F. Sanford — Peter Finley Secchia — James Peterson Smith — Mac Swinford — Peterson Thweatt — Reinald Werrenrath — Frank A. Young
A. M. Peterson Peterson, A. M. (b. 1877) — of Coleraine, Itasca County, Minn. Born in Norway, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 52, 1915-18; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Norwegian ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Peterson, Aaron R. — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Candidate for Hawaii state senate 12th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Peterson, Adolph W. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Albert — Republican. North Dakota state treasurer, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Albert — of Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 7th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Albert E. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Albert I. — of Banning, Riverside County, Calif. Mayor of Banning, Calif., 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Albin — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Alfred W. — of Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Leather manufacturer; candidate for mayor of Woburn, Mass., 1924, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Alice T. — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Branford; elected 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Almer J. — of Anchorage, Alaska. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1941-42, 1945-46; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Alvin B. — of Soldiers Grove, Crawford County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Amy Minick — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Peterson, Andrew — of Wheaton, Traverse County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Andrew — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Andrew — of Summit, Roberts County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 35th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Andrew — American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Andrew C. (1870-1955) — of Graham County, Ariz. Born in Utah, 1870. Democrat. Speaker of the Arizona State House of Representatives, 1919-20. Mormon. Died in 1955 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
Anton Peterson Peterson, Anton (b. 1875) — of Kanabec County, Minn. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., 1875. Kanabec County Auditor, 1904-15; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 55, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Peterson, Art — of Sun City, Riverside County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Arthur L. — of Pierce County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Pierce County; elected 1950, 1952; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 9th District, 1953 (primary), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Atley (1847-1909) — of Soldiers Grove, Crawford County, Wis. Born in Eardahl, Norway, February 21, 1847. Republican. Postmaster; banker; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1879-82; Wisconsin railroad commissioner, 1887-91; candidate for Wisconsin state treasurer, 1892; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Soldiers Grove, Crawford County, Wis., March 29, 1909 (age 62 years, 36 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Soldiers Grove, Wis.
  Peterson, August See J. August Peterson
  Peterson, Augustus N. — of Schuylerville, Saratoga County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Avery F. — U.S. Consul in Ottawa, as of 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Axel — of Erie County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state senate 50th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Barbara J. (born c.1934) — also known as Bobbie Peterson — of Beecher, Will County, Ill. Born about 1934. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Barney — of Waupaca County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Waupaca County 1st District; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Bart (b. 1958) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born June 15, 1958. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 2000-07; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Peterson, Ben — U.S. Attorney for Idaho, 1957-59. Still living as of 1959.
  Peterson, Berry See K. Berry Peterson
  Peterson, Bill See William Peterson
  Peterson, Bill — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Blaine See Morris Blaine Peterson
  Peterson, Bob See Robert W. Peterson
  Peterson, Bobbie See Barbara J. Peterson
  Peterson, Brian D. — of Valdosta, Lowndes County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Bruce — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, C. Edward — of Fairway, Johnson County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Peterson, C. J. — of Deuel, Deuel County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 29th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, C. O. — of Beresford, Union County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 1st District, 1949-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, C. Petrus (1880-1965) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born March 10, 1880. Republican. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1928. Swedish ancestry. Died August 12, 1965 (age 85 years, 155 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Married to Elvera May Malmquest (1887-1978).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peterson, Carl — Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Leelanau District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Carl A. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Carl John — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Democrat. Kansas Democratic state chair, 1922-24; candidate in primary for Governor of Kansas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Carl O. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1932; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Carl O. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Carl W. — of Ilion, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Herkimer County District Attorney, 1931; Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1953-58. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Carol W. — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C.; Fletcher, Henderson County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Carter — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Charles — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Charles A. (b. 1884) — of Rosendale, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Born in Harris, Chisago County, Minn., April 12, 1884. Republican. Farmer; school teacher; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Fond du Lac County 2nd District; elected 1948, 1950; elected unopposed 1952. Member, Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Charles D. — also known as Don Peterson — of Minnesota. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Charles E. — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Charles Henry — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Republican. Acting postmaster at Coldwater, Mich., 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Charles J. — of Roselle, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Charles O. — of Ballwin, St. Louis County, Mo. Postmaster at Ballwin, Mo., 1917-44. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Charles P. — of Glenwood City, St. Croix County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Cheryl — of New York. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Peterson, Chip See Richard Peterson
  Peterson, Clarence J. — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Peterson, Clarence T. — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Racine County 1st District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Collin Clark (b. 1944) — also known as Collin C. Peterson — of Detroit Lakes, Becker County, Minn. Born in Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., June 29, 1944. Democrat. Accountant; member of Minnesota state senate, 1977-86; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 7th District, 1991-; defeated (Democratic-Farmer-Labor), 1984, 1986; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Lutheran. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Peterson, Conrad O. — People's Progressive candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Iron and Vilas counties, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Curtis, Jr. See N. Curtis Peterson, Jr.
  Peterson, Dale R. — of Wakonda, Clay County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 2nd District, 1959-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Peterson, Dean See S. Dean Peterson
  Peterson, Don See Charles D. Peterson
  Peterson, Donald — of Tooele, Tooele County, Utah. Candidate for mayor of Tooele, Utah, 1985. Still living as of 1985.
  Peterson, Donald M. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, Donna — of Texas. Republican. Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996 (primary); Presidential Elector for Texas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Peterson, Dorothy — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Doug — Democrat. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Peterson, Douglas — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Peterson, Douglas Brian (b. 1935) — also known as Douglas Peterson; Pete Peterson — of Florida. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., June 26, 1935. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War; U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1991-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996; U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam, 1997-. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Peterson, Duane K. — of Nebraska. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1948, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Dutton S. (b. 1894) — of Enfield Center, Tompkins County, N.Y.; near Odessa, Schuyler County, N.Y. Born in Costello, Potter County, Pa., December 10, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; Methodist minister; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of New York state assembly from Schuyler County, 1937-42; member of New York state senate, 1953-64 (46th District 1953-54, 50th District 1955-64). Methodist. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Marine Corps League; Sons of the American Revolution; Grange; Rotary; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Mrs. Dwight J. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, E. L. — of Dickinson, Stark County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, E. N. — of Buchanan County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 2nd District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Edgar M. — of Baltimore, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore city 4th District, 1906, 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Edna — of Chanute, Neosho County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1944 (alternate), 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Edward See C. Edward Peterson
  Peterson, Edward J. — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
Edward P. Peterson Peterson, Edward P. (b. 1855) — of Litchfield, Meeker County, Minn. Born in Goodhue County, Minn., 1855. Farmer; school teacher; newspaper editor; lawyer; banker; member of Minnesota state senate, 1911-18, 1923-26 (23rd District 1911-14, 26th District 1915-18, 1923-26). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Peterson, Edward W. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 3rd District, 1958, 1960; candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 3rd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Peterson, Edwin — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Mayor of Kewanee, Ill., 1950-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Elaine — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, Ellery O. — of St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn. Mayor of St. Peter, Minn., 1992-95. Still living as of 1995.
  Peterson, Elly M. (b. 1914) — also known as Mrs. W. Merritt Peterson — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Born in 1914. Republican. Vice-chair of Michigan Republican Party, 1961-63; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1964; Michigan Republican state chair, 1965-69; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1968; member of Republican National Committee from Michigan, 1969-71. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Elmer — of Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1941-46; member of Minnesota state senate 60th District, 1947-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Elmer A. — of Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Willmar, Minn., 1923-34. Burial location unknown.
Elmer C. Peterson Peterson, Elmer C. (b. 1892) — of Poplar, Douglas County, Wis.; Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Born in Martin County, Minn., November 30, 1892. Progressive. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Douglas County 2nd District, 1935-42; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1943-46. Member, Farmers Union. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Peterson, Emily B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 22nd District, 1919. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Eric Emil — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Honorary Vice-Consul for Sweden in Portland, Ore., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Ethel — of Exira, Audubon County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (alternate); member of Iowa Democratic State Central Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Ethel — of Pennsylvania. Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1958. Female. Still living as of 1958.
  Peterson, Eugene See Julius Eugene Peterson
  Peterson, Eugene — of Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Eugene — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Peterson, Everett L. — of Clinton, Sampson County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1952; candidate for North Carolina state auditor, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, F. — of Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 17, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, F. E. — of Stapleton, Logan County, Neb. Republican. Chair of Logan County Republican Party, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Ferris — of Greenville, Montcalm County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Greenville, Mich.; elected 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Florence — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Kentwood, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Peterson, Francis — of Boyceville, Dunn County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Peterson, Frank — of St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Peterson, Frank A. (b. 1881) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., February 22, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; Lancaster County Attorney, 1916-18; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1920. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Peterson and Caroline C. (Swanson) Peterson; married 1910 to Selma Engstrom.
  Peterson, Frank D. (d. 1996) — of Campbellsville, Taylor County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., January 23, 1996. Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
Frank H. Peterson Peterson, Frank H. (born c.1862) — of Moorhead, Clay County, Minn. Born in Baltimore County, Md., about 1862. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate, 1903-10, 1915-22 (60th District 1903-10, 49th District 1915-22). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Peterson, Frank W. (b. 1877) — of Rockford, Kent County, Mich. Born in Courtland Township, Kent County, Mich., May 26, 1877. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1917-18; defeated, 1918, 1930; candidate for Michigan state senate 17th District, 1924; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Fred C. See Frederick C. Peterson
  Peterson, Fred L. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Mayor of Portland, Ore., 1953-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Frederick C. — also known as Fred C. Peterson — of Indiana. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1986 (10th District), 1996 (6th District), 1998 (10th District). Still living as of 1998.
  Peterson, Frederick N. (d. 1970) — Member of Nebraska railway commission 3rd District, 1965-70; died in office 1970. Died April 18, 1970. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Frederick R. — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Frederick Valdemar Erastus (1903-1983) — also known as Val Peterson — of Elgin, Antelope County, Neb.; Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Oakland, Burt County, Neb., July 18, 1903. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; newspaper publisher; secretary to Gov. Dwight Griswold, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; Governor of Nebraska, 1947-53; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, 1957-61; Finland, 1969-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1960, 1972; insurance executive. Lutheran. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters; Eagles; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, from Alzheimer's disease and respiratory failure, in Fremont, Dodge County, Neb., October 17, 1983 (age 80 years, 91 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Oakdale, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Henry C. Peterson and Hermanda (Swanberg) Peterson; married, June 6, 1929, to Elizabeth Howells Pleak (died 1979).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Peterson, Gail — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Peterson, Gary L. — of Columbia Heights, Anoka County, Minn. Mayor of Columbia Heights, Minn.; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, Geoffrey G. (born c.1946) — Born about 1946. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Peterson, George Langdon (b. 1877) — also known as George L. Peterson — of Clinton, Sampson County, N.C. Born March 7, 1877. Democrat. Merchant; member of North Carolina state senate 14th District, 1913-14. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen of the World. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. Franklin Peterson and Mary Elizabeth (Purvis) Peterson; married to Nettie Chesnutt.
George M. Peterson Peterson, George M. (b. 1879) — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak., 1879. Republican. Grocer; member of Minnesota state senate 59th District, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Peterson, George N. (born c.1950) — of Grafton, Worcester County, Mass. Born about 1950. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, George W. (b. 1872) — of Long Prairie, Todd County, Minn. Born in Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn., February 25, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Todd County Attorney, 1898-1905; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1904; candidate for chief justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Gloria — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, Grant (born c.1940) — of Chewelah, Stevens County, Wash. Born about 1940. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, Gregory P. — of East Meadow, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Peterson, Gust B. — of New York. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 43rd District, 1918, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Gust C. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1911, 1919, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934; candidate for New York state senate 51st District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Hardin See James Hardin Peterson
  Peterson, Harold E. — of Galena, Cherokee County, Kan. Republican. Acting postmaster at Galena, Kan., 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Harold F. — of Sayre, Bradford County, Pa. Burgess of Sayre, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Peterson, Harry Herbert (b. 1890) — also known as Harry H. Peterson — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 12, 1890. Lawyer; Ramsey County Attorney, 1923-27; Minnesota state attorney general, 1933-36; Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Swan Alfred Peterson and Mathilda Christina (Gustafson) Peterson; married, June 28, 1916, to Mabel V. Norquist.
  Peterson, Harry S. — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Helen — of Redmond, King County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1948, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Henry C. — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Henry K. — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 7th District, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1940; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1955-65. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Henry W. (b. 1892) — of Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 31, 1892. Engineer; president, Philadelphia Transportation and Lighterage Company (dredging and water transportation); delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Gloucester County, 1947; mayor of Woodbury, N.J., 1953-54. Member, Rotary; Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, January 25, 1911, to Elizabeth Gillis Brown.
  Peterson, Hjalmar R. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, Homer — of Beaver, Beaver County, Utah. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Howard — of Benson, Swift County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Howard — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Peterson, Hugh, Jr. (1898-1961) — of Ailey, Montgomery County, Ga. Born near Ailey, Montgomery County, Ga., August 21, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1923-31; member of Georgia state senate, 1931-32; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1935-47. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Sylva, Jackson County, N.C., October 3, 1961 (age 63 years, 43 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Montgomery County, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William James Peterson and Catherine Joannah (Calhoun) Peterson; married, June 24, 1930, to Patience Elizabeth Russell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Peterson, Iris — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1986. Female. Still living as of 1986.
  Peterson, Ivar H. — Republican. Member, National Labor Relations Board, 1952-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, J. August — of Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Ill. Mayor of Crystal Lake, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, J. Eugene See Julius Eugene Peterson
  Peterson, J. G. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, J. Hardin See James Hardin Peterson
  Peterson, J. L. — Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota at-large, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, J. M. — of Beresford, Lincoln County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1907-10 (4th District 1907-08, 5th District 1909-10). Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, J. O. — of Freeborn County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 6th District, 1927-30; defeated, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, J. P. — of Luck, Polk County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, J. R. — of South River, Middlesex County, N.J. Postmaster at South River, N.J., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, J. R. — of Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Wash. Mayor of Ellensburg, Wash., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, James — Republican. Presidential Elector for Utah, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, James — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Peterson, James A. — of Minnesota. Republican. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, James D. H. (b. 1894) — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis. Born in La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis., August 7, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from La Crosse County 1st District, 1925-26, 1955-60. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, James H. — of Minnesota. Independents for Perot candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Peterson, James Hardin (1894-1978) — also known as J. Hardin Peterson — of Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. Born in Batesburg (now part of Batesburg-Leesville), Lexington County, S.C., February 11, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; citrus grower; Polk County Prosecuting Attorney, 1921-32; U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1933-51; chairman, First State Bank of Lakeland. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Knights of Khorassan; Odd Fellows; Kiwanis; American Legion. Died in Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., March 28, 1978 (age 84 years, 45 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, Lakeland, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Newton Fay Peterson and Willa E. (Geiger) Peterson; married, May 29, 1917, to Christine Farrar.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Peterson, James Lyle — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 21st District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Peterson, James M. — of Richfield, Sevier County, Utah. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, James T. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1888 (alternate), 1900, 1904, 1908, 1916, 1920 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, James W. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Jean — of Locust Grove, Orange County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Jedidiah Grant — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Mesa, Ariz., 1900-02. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Jerome B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Co-owner of the New York Age newspaper; U.S. Consul in Puerto Cabello, 1904-05. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Jim — of Buffalo, Fergus County, Mont. Republican. Member of Montana state senate 15th District; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Peterson, JoAnn — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1979. Female. Still living as of 1979.
  Peterson, Jocelyn Birch See Jocelyn Birch Burdick
  Peterson, John — of Dodge County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 13, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John — of Nasby, Lawrence County, S.Dak.; Nemo, Lawrence County, S.Dak.; Albany, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Farmer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 48th District, 1899-1902, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Derby, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John — of Delaware County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John A. — of Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John A. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John A. — of California. Independent Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from California 8th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John A. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly 150th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Peterson, John Barney (1850-1944) — also known as John B. Peterson — of Crown Point, Lake County, Ind. Born near Lowell, Lake County, Ind., July 4, 1850. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1910. Died in Crown Point, Lake County, Ind., July 16, 1944 (age 94 years, 12 days). Interment at Maplewood Historic Cemetery, Crown Point, Ind.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Horatio Clifford Claypool (1859-1921) and Harold Kile Claypool.
  Political family: Claypool family of Chillicothe, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peterson, John C. — of Ailey, Montgomery County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John C. — of Minnesota. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 25th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Peterson, John E. (b. 1938) — of Pleasantville, Venango County, Pa. Born in Titusville, Crawford County, Pa., December 25, 1938. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1977-84; member of Pennsylvania state senate 25th District, 1985-96; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1997-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Peterson, John H. — of Elk Point, Union County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 1st District, 1927-30. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John H. — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John M. — of Shelby Township, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 12th District, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Peterson, John O. — of Havre, Hill County, Mont. Delegate to Montana convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John W. — of Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 17th District, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, John W. — of Calvert County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Calvert County, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Joseph H. — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Republican. Idaho state attorney general, 1913-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Joseph N. — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Joseph R. — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Delray, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; police detective; mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 2009-. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Holy Name Society; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Vietnam Veterans of America; Polish Legion of American Veterans; Rotary. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Janice Tomocik.
  Peterson, Josiah S. — of Hapeville, Fulton County, Ga. Postmaster at Hapeville, Ga., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Julius Eugene (1858-1936) — also known as J. Eugene Peterson — of Fort Gaines, Clay County, Ga. Born in Georgia, December 20, 1858. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1912, 1932. Died in Clay County, Ga., June 28, 1936 (age 77 years, 191 days). Interment at New Park Cemetery, Fort Gaines, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of R. B. Peterson and Amanda (Henderson) Peterson (1837-1932); married, December 27, 1882, to Terrell C. Speight (1861-1942).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peterson, K. Berry (b. 1891) — of Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Okla.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Alamo, Montgomery County, Ind., July 24, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Pima County Attorney, 1922-27; Arizona state attorney general, 1929-33. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Odd Fellows; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Arthur Peterson (M.D.) and Hannah N. (Duckworth) Peterson; married, September 15, 1923, to Elizabeth Downing Mason.
  Peterson, Karen C. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Katherine Hubay (b. 1949) — Born in 1949. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Lesotho, 1998. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Peterson, Kay — of Karlstad, Kittson County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1960, 1964 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Peterson, Ken See Kenneth D. Peterson
  Peterson, Kenneth See P. Kenneth Peterson
  Peterson, Kenneth D. — also known as Ken Peterson — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Republican. Elected Montana state house of representatives 46th District 2010; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, Kenneth R. — Independent American candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, Kristin L. — of Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996, 2000 (alternate), 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, L. — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa. Mayor of Allegheny, Pa., 1881-84. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, L. J. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 19th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Peterson, L. R. — of McKean County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from McKean County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Lance — of Minnesota. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Peterson, Lars P. — of Coos Bay, Coos County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Laura — Peace and Freedom candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, LaVern E. — of Coon Rapids, Anoka County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, Leonard — of Walker, Cass County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Leroy P. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 8th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Linda — of Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, Linda — Independent American candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, Lola — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Peterson, Lucius H. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Lummie — of Texas. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Peterson, Lynn — of Abilene, Dickinson County, Kan. Mayor of Abilene, Kan., 1998-99, 2003-05, 2008-09, 2011-12. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, M. B. — of Lounsberry, Day County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 34th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, M. Blaine See Morris Blaine Peterson
  Peterson, M. F. — of Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of Ladue, Mo., 1965-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Peterson, M. R. — of Bradley, Clark County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 32nd District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Mancel W. (b. 1890) — of Waubay, Day County, S.Dak. Born May 18, 1890. Democrat. Member of South Dakota state senate 34th District, 1929-38; President pro tempore of the South Dakota State Senate, 1935-36; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1940; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 33rd District, 1957-64. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Marie — of Monument, Logan County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Peterson, Mark — of Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, Mark F. — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Mayor of Winona, Minn.; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, Mary E. — of Sun City, Riverside County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Melvin — Independent American candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, Merle Francis (1916-2004) — also known as Merle F. Peterson — of Dumas, Desha County, Ark. Born in Mt. Carmel, Wabash County, Ill., March 6, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; automobile dealer; banker; farmer; member of Arkansas state senate, 1960-66; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1996. Methodist. Member, Lions. Died in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark., March 19, 2004 (age 88 years, 13 days). Interment at Walnut Lake Cemetery, Dumas, Ark.
  Peterson, Mike — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Iowa, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Peterson, Millie — of Utah. Democrat. Social worker; member of Utah state senate 12th District, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Peterson, Morris Blaine (1906-1985) — also known as M. Blaine Peterson — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, March 26, 1906. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1944; member of Utah state legislature, 1955; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1961-63. Died in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, July 15, 1985 (age 79 years, 111 days). Interment at Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Peterson, N. — of Tift County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Tift County, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, N. Curtis, Jr. (c.1923-1996) — of Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. Born about 1923. Democrat. Member of Florida state senate 12th District, 1973-84. Died following heart surgery at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., 1996 (age about 73 years). Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Neil W. — of Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minn. Mayor of Bloomington, Minn., 1990-95; resigned 1995. Still living as of 1995.
  Peterson, Nels — Member of Minnesota state senate 51st District, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Nelz — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Mrs. Nichols — of Tifton, Tift County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Norris — of Brighton, Adams County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Peterson, O. J. — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Ole — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 39th District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Ole — of Freeborn County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 4, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Opal — of Minnesota. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Peterson, Oscar, Jr. — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford; elected 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Otto — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 22nd District, 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Otto M. Peterson Peterson, Otto M. (b. 1877) — of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn. Born in Cashton, Monroe County, Wis., May 4, 1877. Nurseryman, fruit grower, livestock raiser; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1917-18. Norwegian ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Peterson, P. A. — of Mower County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 4, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, P. A. — of Wausa, Knox County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, P. F. — of near Montrose, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, P. J. — of Brandt, Deuel County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1917-22 (29th District 1917-18, 27th District 1919-22). Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, P. J. E. — of Minnesota. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 9th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, P. Kenneth (1915-1994) — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., April 13, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1952; mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1957-61; candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1960. Killed in an automobile accident, December 31, 1994 (age 79 years, 262 days). Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, P. O. — Independent candidate for South Dakota state treasurer, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, P. W. — of Minnesota. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, P. W. — of Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 2nd District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Pam — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Pam — of Granite Bay, Placer County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, Paul Calvin — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 65th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Peterson, Pauline H. — of Salem County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. School teacher and principal; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Salem County, 1947. Female. English and German ancestry. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; Soroptimists; American Association of University Women; Delta Kappa Gamma. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Harold A. Peterson.
  Peterson, Payson — of Washington. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1944, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Mrs. Pete — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Pete See Douglas Brian Peterson
  Peterson, Peter — of Fillmore County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Peter — of California. Member of California state assembly 28th District, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Peter — of Volga, Brookings County, S.Dak.; Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 21st District, 1895-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Peter George (b. 1926) — also known as Peter G. Peterson — Born in Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb., June 5, 1926. U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1972-73. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Peterson, Peter L. — of Anglesea (now North Wildwood), Cape May County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Petrus See C. Petrus Peterson
  Peterson, Ralph, Sr. — of Pleasantville, Atlantic County, N.J. Mayor of Pleasantville, N.J., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Peterson, Ray D. — of Melrose Park, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Raymond W. — of Milltown, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
Reuben W. Peterson Peterson, Reuben W. (b. 1899) — of Berlin, Green Lake County, Wis. Born in Berlin, Green Lake County, Wis., November 22, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; Green Lake County District Attorney, 1927; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Green Lake and Waushara counties, 1935-39; resigned 1939; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Peterson, Richard — also known as Chip Peterson — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 19th District, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Peterson, Richard E. (b. 1920) — of Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wis. Born in Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wis., July 17, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Waupaca County, 1951-64. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Robert — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 6th District, 1933-34; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1935-37. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Robert — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Peterson, Robert — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, Robert A. — of Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 3rd District, 1962; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Peterson, Robert A. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 58th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Peterson, Robert D. — of Marlin, Falls County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Robert E. — of Indiana. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Peterson, Robert W. — also known as Bob Peterson — of North Dakota. Republican. Presidential Elector for North Dakota, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Peterson, Ron — Republican. Member of Oklahoma state house of representatives 80th District; elected 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Peterson, Ronald — of Lodi, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, Ronnie D. — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996 (alternate), 2008. African ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
Ross Peterson Peterson, Ross — of Ely, St. Louis County, Minn. Mayor of Ely, Minn., 2013-. Still living as of 2014.
  Image source: Ely Echo, August 15, 2012
  Peterson, Ross S. — of Essex County, N.J. Conservative. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1960; candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Peterson, Russell L., Jr. — of Riverton, Salt Lake County, Utah. Candidate for mayor of Riverton, Utah, 1985. Still living as of 1985.
  Peterson, Russell Wilber (1916-2011) — also known as Russell W. Peterson — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Portage, Columbia County, Wis., October 3, 1916. Republican. Textile researcher for du Pont chemical company; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1964 (alternate), 1972 (delegation chair); Governor of Delaware, 1969-73; defeated, 1972. Unitarian. Member, American Chemical Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi; Phi Eta Sigma. Died February 21, 2011 (age 94 years, 141 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anton Peterson and Emma (Anthony) Peterson; married, June 30, 1937, to E. Lillian Turner.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books by Russell W. Peterson: Patriots, Stand Up!: This Land Is Our Land; Fight to Take It Back
  Peterson, S. D. — of New Ulm, Brown County, Minn. Born in Guldbrandsdalen, Norway. Republican. Implement dealer; member of Minnesota state senate 37th District, 1881-82; postmaster at New Ulm, Minn., 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, S. D. — of Milton (now part of Milton-Freewater), Umatilla County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1924, 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, S. Dean — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Peterson, S. M. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, Va. (now W.Va.). Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Sewell A. — of Rice Lake, Barron County, Wis. Republican. Wisconsin state treasurer, 1895-99; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Sheridan — Delegate to California convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Stephen M. — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 3rd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Peterson, Steve — of Virginia, St. Louis County, Minn. Elected () mayor of Virginia, Minn. 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Peterson, Sue — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, Talbot — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964, 1972; Wisconsin Republican state chair, 1964. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, Ted — of Buxton, Traill County, N.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Terry P. — of Faribault, Rice County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944; candidate for Minnesota state senate 18th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Theodore E. — Socialist. Industrial Government candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Thomas — of Sussex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1776-77. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Thorlief A. — of Crawford County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly, 1936 (Crawford County), 1954 (Crawford and Richland counties). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Tim — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 2000; candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, Timothy — of Monument, Logan County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Peterson, Todd W. — of Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn. Candidate for mayor of Redwood Falls, Minn., 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Peterson, Val See Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson
  Peterson, Victor — of Branson, Taney County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Branson, Mo., 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Peterson, W. J. — of Texas City, Galveston County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Texas City, Tex., 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Mrs. W. Merritt See Elly M. Peterson
  Peterson, W. O. — of Colorado. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Wally — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Nebraska, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Peterson, Walter B. — of Dunn County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Dunn County, 1950, 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, Walter Rutherford (1922-2011) — also known as Walter Peterson — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 19, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1961-69; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1965-69; Governor of New Hampshire, 1969-73; president, Franklin Pierce College; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1988 (alternate), 2008. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Grange; Lions; Elks; Eagles. Died, from lung cancer, in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., June 1, 2011 (age 88 years, 255 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Peterborough, N.H.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peterson, Mrs. Wayne — of Moorhead, Clay County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Peterson, Wayne — of South Dakota. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Peterson, Will M. — of Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, William — also known as Bill Peterson — of Minnesota. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1976, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Peterson, William B. — of Fletcher, Henderson County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Peterson, William C. — of Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Honolulu, Hawaii, 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, William F. — U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Vancouver, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, William H. — of Los Angeles County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 2nd District, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, William H. — of Abilene, Dickinson County, Kan. Mayor of Abilene, Kan., 1988-89, 1991-92, 1995-96. Still living as of 1996.
  Peterson, William R. — of Florida. Populist candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1896; Populist candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Peterson, William R. (1894-1992) — of Portland, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., June 8, 1894. Republican. Petroleum distributor; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Portland, 1939-43; member of Connecticut state senate, 1947-49; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1952. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Died in a nursing home at Portland, Middlesex County, Conn., December 11, 1992 (age 98 years, 186 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Olaf Frederick Peterson and Sophie Christine (Johnson) Peterson; married, September 16, 1916, to Clara Amelie Bergeson.
  Peterson, William R. — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 28th Circuit, 1960-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Peterson, Mrs. Z. Y. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.


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