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                        Peterson PETERSON, Douglas Brian (Pete), a Representative from Florida; born in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebr., June 26, 1935; graduated from Milton Public High School, Milton, Iowa, 1953; B.A., University of Tampa, Tampa, Fla., 1976; Ph.D., University of Central Michigan, Mount Pleasant, Mich., 1977; United States Air Force, 1954-1980; prisoner of war during the Vietnam War, 1966-1973; administrator, Dozier School for Boys, Marianna, Fla.; professor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl., 1984-1990; business owner; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Second and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 1997); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred and Fifth Congress; United States Ambassador to Vietnam, 1997 until his resignation July 15, 2001.

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Representative 01/03/1991 01/03/1997 2 House of Representatives FL
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