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William George Peterson

William George Peterson, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1969, United States District Court Minnesota 1970, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1976, United States Supreme Court 1976, Wisconsin 1983. Recipient Silver Beaver award, Boy Scouts America, 1981, Legislation Excellence award, Minnesota Legislation Evaluation Assembly, 1981.

Background

  • Peterson, William George was born on September 30, 1944 in Minnesota, United States. Son of Henry Gaufin and Grace Marie (Reker) Peterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1969.

    Career

    • Bar: Minnesota 1969, United States District Court Minnesota 1970, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976, Wisconsin 1983. Special assistant attorney general State of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1969-1978;sole practice, Bloomington, Minnesota, 1978-1980. Partner Peterson & Lange, Bloomington, 1980-1981.

      Owner Peterson & Assocs., Bloomington, 1981^. Instructor hotel and restaurant law Normandale Community College, Bloomington, 1981-1987. Referee Hennepin County Conciliation Court, Minneapolis, 1982^.

      Arbitrator insurance claims American Arbitration Association, 1988^.

    Membership

    Member Minnesota Legislature, 1978—1982, Bloomington City Merit Board, 1983—1996. Board directors Viking Council Boy Scouts America, 1981—1984, Minnesota Valley Young Men’s Christian Association. Chairman Hennepin County Indiana Republican, Minneapolis, 1984—1990.

    Member of American Bar Association, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Minnesota State Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Ophoven; children: Emily Marie, Elizabeth Annual.
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    Born September 30, 1944
    (age 73)