October 1, 1850|
Belfast, New York
|Died||October 22, 1921
Lockport, New York
|Alma mater||Bryant & Stratton College in Buffalo, New York|
|Occupation||President of United Indurated Fibre Company|
|Home town||Lockport, New York|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Parker Peterson|
Gilbert Peterson (August 05, 1824 - November 14, 1890), was an American contractor from Lockport, New York. He was the founder and President of Peterson & Sons, which he ran with his two sons, [[Charles GilbertJesse Peterson. The company executed contracts building the waterworks of Toledo, Grand Rapids, and Milwaukee; part of the Genesee Valley Canal Railroad and worked on multiple reservoirs in the Washington, DC area.
- "The Late Gilbert Peterson." Buffalo Morning Express 20 Nov. 1890.
- United States. United States Congressional Serial Set. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1885.
- "Obituary." The New York Times 16 Nov. 1890: 5.
- Lockport (N.Y.). Revised Charter and Ordinances of the City of Lockport. Lockport, N.Y.: Press of Roberts Bros. Co, 1913.