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Douglas Brian Peterson Edit Profile

also known as Pete Peterson

ambassador , representative

Douglas Brian Peterson, former ambassador, former United States Representative from Florida. Founder, Chief Executive Officer The Alliance for Safe Children; Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Academy Diplomacy, Council American Ambassadors, American Legion.

Background

Peterson, Douglas Brian was born on June 26, 1935 in Omaha.

Education

Graduate, National War College, 1975. Bachelor, University Tampa, 1976. Postgraduate, University Central Michigan, 1977.

Career

Commissioned United States Air Force, 1954, advanced through grades to colonel, retired, 1980. Executive Cathode Ray Terminal Computers, 1984-1990. Member faculty Florida State University, 1985-1990.

Member United States Congress from 2nd Florida District, 1991-1996. United States ambassador to Vietnam United States Department State, Hanoi, 1997—2001. President Peterson International, Inc., since 2001.

Prisoner of war, Vietnam.

Membership

Founder, Chief Executive Officer The Alliance for Safe Children. Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Academy Diplomacy, Council American Ambassadors, American Legion.

Connections

Married Carlotta Ann Neal (deceased). Children: Michael, Paula, Douglas (deceased). Married Vi Peterson.

spouses:
Carlotta Ann Neal

Vi Peterson.

children:
Michael Peterson

Paula Peterson

Douglas Peterson (deceased)