Val Peterson

Politician

1903 – 1983

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Who was Val Peterson?

Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson, also known as Val Peterson, was an American politician who served as the 26th Governor of Nebraska from 1947 to 1953; as director of the Federal Civil Defense Administration from 1953–1957; as U.S. ambassador to Denmark 1957–1961; and as U.S. ambassador Finland, 1969–1973.

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Born
Jul 18, 1903
Oakland
Also known as
  • Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • Wayne State College
Lived in
  • Nebraska
Died
Oct 17, 1983
Fremont

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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