House 1961-62 (District 56)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Minneapolis Public Schools; Secondary; GraduateSt. Paul College of Law; LL.B.; 1950
Three children: Jon/John and Kim (sons), Martha (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
"Peterson, a Chisago City Democrat..." (Obituary, Star Tribune, March 19, 2004)He was the first Chair of the Chisago Lakes Hospital District Board. He served on the board from 1955 to 2004.He died from a brain hemorrhage at Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center in Wyoming, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Chisago Lake Lutheran Church in Center City, Minnesota. He was buried in Chisago Memorial Park in Chisago City, Minnesota.Religion provided by his obituary.
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