1903 – 1983
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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