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Peter Hoyt Dominick

Peter Hoyt Dominick, ambassador, former United States senator. Decorated Air medal with cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross.

Background

  • Dominick, Peter Hoyt was born on July 7, 1915 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Gayer G. and Eleanor (Hoyt) Dominick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1937. Juris Doctor, 1940.

    Career

    • Bar, 1946; associate Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, New York City, 1940-1942, White & Holland, Denver, 1946-1947. Partner Holland & Hart, 1947-1961. Attorney, Cherry Hills, Colorado, 1947-1956.

      Member House Representatives, Colorado General Assembly, 1955-1958, 58-61. Member 87th Congress 2d District Colorado, 1961-1963. United States senator from Colorado, 1963-1975.

      Ambassador to Switzerland, 1975. Past officer, past trustee Denver Art Museum. Trustee Arapahoe County Mental Health Center.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member House Representatives, Colorado General Assembly, 1955-1958, 58-61. Member 87th Congress 2d District Colorado, 1961-1963. Served from aviation cadet to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

    Member American, Colorado, Denver bar associations, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Reserve Officers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Parks, July 12, 1940. Children: Peter Hoyt, Michael P., Lynne B., Alexander S. Admitted to New York bar, 1940, Colorado.
    • father: Gayer G. Dominick
    • mother: Eleanor (Hoyt) Dominick
    • spouse: Nancy Parks
    • children: Peter Hoyt Dominick
    • Michael P. Dominick
    • Lynne B. Dominick
    • Alexander S. Admitted to New York bar Dominick
    • 1940 Dominick
    • Colo Dominick
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    Born July 7, 1915
    Nationality

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