Peter Sullivan (politician)

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Peter M. Sullivan
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
from the Hillsborough 10th district
In office
2001-2006, 2012-2014
Preceded by Michael Brunelle
Succeeded by Patrick Long
Manchester Alderman
In office
2008–2010
Preceded by Patrick Long
Succeeded by Patrick Long
Constituency Ward 3
Personal details
Born (1967-04-13) April 13, 1967 (age 48)
Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Katya W. Sullivan
Residence Manchester, New Hampshire
Alma mater University of New Orleans
University of Arkansas School of Law
Profession Attorney
Religion Roman Catholic
Military service
Service/branch United States Army

Peter M. Sullivan is a Democratic former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives and a former member of the Board of Aldermen in the city of Manchester, New Hampshire. He served as a New Hampshire state representative from Hillsborough County, from 2001 until 2006, during which he served on the House Committees on Criminal Justice and Public Safety and State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs. From 2008 to 2010, Sullivan served as a member of the Manchester Board of Aldermen from the city's downtown Ward 3. He served in the New Hampshire House again from 2012 through 2014.

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Virginia, Sullivan is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and the University of Arkansas School of Law. He served for ten years as a member of the United States Army Reserve and the Army National Guard, including five years of service as a commissioned officer. He has been married to his wife Katya since 1995.

Sullivan won a seat on Manchester's Board of Aldermen on November 6, 2007. He defeated incumbent Pat Long, a fellow Democrat, in the non-partisan municipal election. He was the only candidate to defeat a sitting member of the Board in 2007.

In February, 2012, Sullivan returned to the New Hampshire House following his election in a special election. He was re-elected in the November 2012 general election.

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