Peterson, M. Blaine

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Name
Peterson, M. Blaine Gender: M
Morris Blaine Peterson
born on 26 March 1906 at 09:50 (= 09:50 AM )
Place Ogden, Utah, 41n13, 111w58
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 05°07' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 24°11 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 16°29'



M. Blaine Peterson (1971)
photo: Florwood, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

American politician, a U.S. Representative from Utah.

Peterson attended the public schools and Weber College. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1931 and from Georgetown Law School in 1938. He was a law clerk to Justice Eugene E. Pratt of the Utah State Supreme Court, and served as Weber County attorney. He engaged in the private practice of law in 1941 and served in the Utah State legislature 1955-1957. Peterson married Lucille Parry on 18 May 1932, and they had four children.

Peterson was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-seventh Congress (3 January 1961 – 3 January 1963) in an extremely close election against A. Walter Stevenson. Peterson won by just 68 votes. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress. He served as chairman of the Weber County, Utah, Taxpayers Association. He served as special consultant to director of Food for Peace Program, 1963. Peterson served as president of the Southern Germany Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1970 to 1973. He was a resident of Ogden until his death there on 15 July 1985.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate submitted by Sy Scholfield.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Democrat)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office