Peterson, Walter Rutherford, Governor, b. 1922

Peterson, Walter Rutherford, Governor, b. 1922



Walter R. Peterson was born in 1922 in Nashua, NH. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1947. Following a career in real estate, he became active in New Hampshire politics, serving in the House of Representatives and as Governor from 1969-1973. After serving as governor, he was president of Franklin Pierce College from 1975 to 1995. Since 1996, Peterson has served as a trustee of the University System of New Hampshire.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Walter Peterson.

Identifier: DOH-212
Date(s): 1984-11-11
Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Walter R. Peterson is comprised of two audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Jere Daniell on Nov. 12, 1984 in Peterborough, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately two hours.

Oral History Interview with Walter Rutherford Peterson.

Identifier: DOH-196
Date(s): 2009-12-14

Walter Rutherford Peterson, Class of 1947. Oral history interview documenting his undergraduate years at Dartmouth during World War Two. Interviewed by Mary Donin on December 14, 2009.