Arthur L. Peterson

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Arthur L. Peterson
5th President of Thunderbird School of Global Management
In office
1966 (1966) – 1969 (1969)
Preceded byCarl A. Sauer
Succeeded byRobert F. Delaney
Personal details
Born (1926-06-27) June 27, 1926 (age 92)
Glyndon, Minnesota
Spouse(s)Connie L. Peterson
Alma materPh.D., University of Minnesota
MS, University of Southern California
BS, Yale University

Arthur Laverne Peterson (born June 27, 1926) is an American educator and politician.

Peterson was born in Glyndon, Minnesota. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. In 1947, he graduated from Yale University. He then received his master's degree from the University of Southern California in 1949. In 1962, he received his doctorate degree from University of Minnesota. He lived in Prescott, Wisconsin and worked for Eaton Plumbing and Heating. From 1951 to 1955, Peterson served in the Wisconsin Assembly and was a Republican. He taught political science at University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and Ohio Wesleyan University. In 1989, Peterson taught political science at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. He served in the Montana House of Representatives from 2000 to 2002 as a Republican. Peterson lives in Billings, Montana.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1954,' Biographical Sketch of Arthur L. Peterson, pg. 59
  2. ^ L. Peterson
  3. ^ Arthur L. Peterson Named a Lifetime Archiver by Marquis Whos Who