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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): 1984-11-12

Walter R. Peterson, Class of 1947, Governor of New Hampshire 1969-1973. Oral history interview documenting his life and career.

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.

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