Norm Peterson (politician)

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Norman Thomas "Norm" Peterson (born 1939[1]) is an independent Australian politician who held the seat of Semaphore in the South Australian House of Assembly from the 1979 to the 1993 elections, before failing in a bid to be elected to the Legislative Council in 1993. He served as Speaker of the South Australian House of Assembly from 1990 to 1993 for the John Bannon Labor government.[1]

Peterson in his youth played boxing, rugby union, and rowing. He also worked as a waterside worker in Port Adelaide.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Martin, Robert (2009). Responsible Government in South Australia: Playford to Rann 1957–2007. Volume Two. Kent Town, South Australia: Wakefield Press. p. 184. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 

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Parliament of South Australia
Preceded by
Jack Olson
Member for Semaphore
1979–1993
District abolished
Preceded by
John Trainer
Speaker of the
South Australian House of Assembly

1990–1993
Succeeded by
Graham Gunn