House 1941-46 (District 60); Senate 1947-62 (District 60)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Electrician, Hibbing School System
Negaunee High School, Michigan; Secondary;
Hibbing High School; Secondary;
Night School; Secondary; Hibbing and Ann Arbor, Michigan
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Pearl Ramberg (married in 1929)
Two children: Donald and Warren (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Minnesota when he was 12 years old.
"The Conservative senate leadership's high regard for Liberal Sen. Elmer Peterson is reflected in the responsibility assigned to him." ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Sen. Peterson." Minneapolis Star, January 1961)
He was the youngest of ten children. His mother died when he was five years old.
He died in St. Louis County, Minnesota.