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Gary Charles Peters Edit Profile

United States Representative from Michigan

Gary Charles Peters, American State senator, lawyer, educator. Bar: Michigan 1990. Councilman City of Rochester Hills, 1992-1994, member zoning board appeals and Paint Creek Trailways Commission, 1992-1994; officer-at-large Michigan Democratic Party, 1996. Officer United States Naval Reserve, since 1993. Member Michigan State Bar Association, Sierra Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Peters, Gary Charles was born on December 1, 1958 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Son of Herbert Garrett and Madeleine (Vignier) Peters.

Education

Bachelor, Alma College, 1980. Master of Business Administration, University Detroit, 1984. Juris Doctor, Wayne State University, 1989.

Master of Arts in Philosophy, Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Career

Financial Consultant, resident manager, assistant vice president Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., Rochester, Michigan, 1980-1989. Vice president, branch manager Paine Webber, Inc. Member Michigan State Senate from District 14, Lansing, 1994—2002.

Commissioner Michigan State Lottery. Griffin chair, American government Central Michigan University. Member United States Congress from 9th Michigan District, since 2009.

Securities arbitrator, mediator National Association Securities Dealers, New York Stock Exchange, American Arbitration Association. Adjunct professor Oakland University, Rochester, 1991-1993, instructor Wayne State University, 1992-1994. Vice chair Michigan Senate Democratic Whip finance committee.

Member education committee, judiciary committee, families, mental health and human services committee, economic development & economic trade committee, law revision committee Michigan Sentencing Commission.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1990.

Membership

Councilman City of Rochester Hills, 1992-1994, member zoning board appeals and Paint Creek Trailways Commission, 1992-1994. Officer-at-large Michigan Democratic Party, 1996. Officer United States Naval Reserve, since 1993.

Member Michigan State Bar Association, Sierra Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, motorcycling, world travel, soaring, scuba diving.

Connections

Married Colleen Ochoa. Children: Gary Junior, Madeleine, Alana.

father:
Herbert Garrett Peters

mother:
Madeleine (Vignier) Peters

spouse:
Colleen Ochoa

child:
Gary Junior Peters

child:
Madeleine Peters

child:
Alana Peters