Douglas W. Petersen

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Douglas W. Petersen
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Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 8th Essex District
In office
Preceded by Lawrence Alexander
Succeeded by Lori Ehrlich
Personal details
Born March 7, 1948
Long Island
Died July 1, 2014 (age 66)
Political party Democratic
Residence Marblehead, Massachusetts
Alma mater Wagner College
Simmons College
Harvard University
Occupation Politician

Douglas W. Petersen (March 7, 1948 – July 1, 2014) was an American politician who served as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources from 2007 to 2009 and represented the 8th Essex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1991 to 2007.[1] He was born on Long Island[2] and lived in Marblehead at the time of his death.[3]