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John Leonard Peterson

John Leonard Peterson, American lawyer, judge. Bar: Montana 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1974, United States Tax Court 1978. Member Montana Board Regents Higher Education, 1975-1982; delegate Democratic National Convention, 1968. Member National Conference Bankruptcy Judges, Montana Bar Association, Silver bow County Bar Association, Butte Country Club.

Background

Peterson, John Leonard was born on September 11, 1933 in Butte, Montana, United States. Son of Roy Victor and Lena Pauline (Umhang) Peterson.

Education

Bachelor in Business, University Montana, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Montana, 1957.

Career

Bar: Montana 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1974, United States Tax Court 1978. Association, McCaffery, Roe, Kiely & Joyce, 1957-1963. Partner McCaffery & Peterson, 1963-1979.

Sole practice, Butte, Montana, 1979-1985. Part-time United States bankruptcy judge, 1963-1985. United States bankruptcy judge, Montana, 1985^.

Board Governors National Conference Bankruptcy Judges, 1989-1992. Member Montana Board Regents Higher Education, 1975-1982. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1968.

Membership

Member Montana Board Regents Higher Education, 1975-1982. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1968. Member National Conference Bankruptcy Judges, Montana Bar Association, Silver bow County Bar Association, Butte Country Club.

Connections

Son of Roy victor and Lena Pauline (Umhang) P. Married Jean Marie Hollingsworth, June 10, 1957. Children: Michael R., John Robert, Carol Jean.