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writer , Insurance company executive

George Folke Peterson was American insurance company executive, writer. Recipient Public's Achievement award, American Aviation Public Company, 1960, Certified of Recognition, Secretary of Defense William Cohen, 2000, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, 2005. Board directors Health Systems Agency, Florida, 1980—1983; former member Florida Health Systems Agency; Member of New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Peterson, George Folke was born on June 4, 1926 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George Edwin Peterson and Anna Zetterquist.

Education

Student, Carthage College, 1945—1948. Bachelor, Arizona State University, 1949.

Career

Managing partner, co-public Opportunities Public Company, Racine, 1949—1950. Director market research, director circulation Watson Publications, Chicago, 1955—1958. Circulation director, research manager American Aviation Public Company, Washington, 1958—1962.

Editor, public Astrosci. News, 1962—1964; management consultant Alexander Proudfoot Company, Chicago, 1964—1966. Field executive Blue Cross of Florida, Inc., St. Petersburg, 1968—1984.

Freelance writer Holiday, since 1984. Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer Institute Consultant Engineers, Chicago, 1956—1958. Chief Financial Officer Corporation Treasurer Anchor Detroit Company, Bristol, Virginia, 1962—1964.

With Medical Corp United States Army, 1950-1952.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, public: Science Newsletter, 1964. Author: Accounts Receivable Management, 1984. Author: (as Lane Stevenson) (novel) To Las Vegas With Love, 2002, Searching for Krisztina, 2004.

Membership

Board directors Health Systems Agency, Florida, 1980—1983. Former member Florida Health Systems Agency. Member of New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Astronomy, cosmology, particle physics, string theory physics.

Connections

Married Evelyn Marie Malcolm, December 29, 1959.

father:
George Edwin Peterson

mother:
Anna Zetterquist

spouse:
Evelyn Marie Malcolm