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Peterson, A. Harold

House 1961-62 (District 56)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus

Counties Served:  Chisago

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1919 Date of Death: 3/14/2004
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota Birth County: Hennepin Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Lutheran
City of Residence (when first elected):  Chisago City

Occupation (when first elected):  Attorney

EDUCATION

Minneapolis Public Schools; Secondary; Graduate
St. Paul College of Law; LL.B.; 1950

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

MilitaryUnited States Navy (World War II) ??/??/194? to ??/??/19??
School Board/AdministrationChisago City School District, Minnesota (Director) ??/??/1948 to ??/??/1957

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Grace
Children: Three children: Jon/John and Kim (sons), Martha (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

"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.



Map of Chisago City
Chisago City, MN
Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

62nd Legislative Session (1961-1962)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1960 Term of Office: 1/3/1961 to 1/7/1963
District: 56 Residence: Chisago City
Counties Represented: Chisago
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: "Peterson, a Chisago City Democrat..." (Obituary, Star Tribune, March 19, 2004)
Committees:
Cooperatives and Marketing
Insurance
Judiciary
Motor Vehicles
Taxes

Articles & Books About
Hahn, Trudi. "A.H. Peterson, Shaper of Health Care, Dies (Obituary)." Star Tribune, March 19, 2004.

"A. Harold Peterson, 84, Was State Legislator (Obituary)." St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 18, 2004.




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