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Peterson, Everett L.

House 1941-46 (District 37); Senate 1947-50 (District 37)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/27/1903
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Birth County: Ramsey
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 1/10/1982
Gender: Male
Religion: Catholic
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Engaged in the Active Practice of Law

EDUCATION

Mechanic Arts High School, St. Paul; Secondary;
Hamline University; Attended College;
University of Minnesota; Attended College;
St. Paul College of Law; Law Degree; 1933

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Florence
Children: Four children: David, Warren and Donald (sons); Lynn (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was a member of the Odd Fellows.

He died from leukemia at the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota in Hennepin County, Minnesota. His funeral was held at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Religion provided by his obituary.

Total Days Served: 3647

SESSIONS SERVED

56th Legislative Session (1949-1950) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 37
Elected: 11/5/1946
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/7/1947 to 1/1/1951
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Aviation
  • Cities of the First Class
  • General Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Reapportionment
  • State and County Fairs
  • Taxes and Tax Laws

55th Legislative Session (1947-1948)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 37
Elected: 11/5/1946
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/7/1947 to 1/1/1951
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Aviation
  • Cities of the First Class
  • General Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Reapportionment
  • State and County Fairs
  • Taxes and Tax Laws

54th Legislative Session (1945-1946)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37
Elected: 11/7/1944
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/2/1945 to 1/6/1947
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Employees Compensation
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Rules

53rd Legislative Session (1943-1944)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37
Elected: 11/3/1942
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/5/1943 to 1/1/1945
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Rules
  • Workmens and Unemployment Compensation

52nd Legislative Session (1941-1942)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37
Elected: 11/5/1940
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/7/1941 to 1/4/1943
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Engaged in the Active Practice of Law
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Cities of the First Class
  • General Legislation
  • Judiciary
  • Public Domain
Articles & Books About
"Rites Today for Everett L. Peterson (Obituary)." St. Paul Pioneer Press, January 12, 1982.

"E.L. Peterson, 78-Year-Old Ex-Legislator (Obituary)." St. Paul Dispatch, January 11, 1982.