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Peter Gerard Torkildsen

Peter Gerard Torkildsen, former United States Representative from Massachusetts. Member Danvers Town Meeting, 1983-1985, Massachusetts Republican State Committee, Boston, 1984-1993. Member American Legislation Exchange Council, Massachusetts Legislator's Association, National Republican Legislator Association Lodges: Sons of Norway.

Background

  • Torkildsen, Peter Gerard was born on January 28, 1958 in Milwaukee. Son of Robert Allan and Mary Ellen (Hill) Torkildsen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Massachusetts, 1980. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1990.

    Career

    • Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1985-1991, United States Congress from 6th Massachusetts district, 1993-1997. President Thunder Hill Inc., Peabody, Massachusetts, 1997. Commissioner Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission, Boston, 2001.

      Chairman Massachusetts Republican Party, 2007—2009. Director Ora, Inc., since 2009.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Danvers Town Meeting, 1983-1985, Massachusetts Republican State Committee, Boston, 1984-1993. Member American Legislation Exchange Council, Massachusetts Legislator's Association, National Republican Legislator Association Lodges: Sons of Norway.

    Connections

    • Married Gail Bloomgarden, January 1996.
    • father: Robert Allan Torkildsen
    • mother: Mary Ellen (Hill) Torkildsen
    • spouse: Gail Bloomgarden
    Peter Gerard Torkildsen
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    Born January 28, 1958
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      University Massachusetts
    • 1990
      Harvard University
    • 1985 - 1991
      Member, Massachusetts House of Representatives
    • 1993 - 1997
      Member, Massachusetts House of Representatives
    • 1997
      president, Thunder Hill Incorporated
      Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
    • 2001
      commissioner Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 2007 - 2009
      chairman, Massachusetts Republican Party
    • 2009
      director, Ora