Posts Tagged: Walter Peterson

Welcome to the Peterson Center: NEBHE Renames Boston Facility for Late NH Governor

NEBHE renamed  its headquarters at 45 Temple Place in Boston, Mass., in honor of its former chair, the late New Hampshire Gov. Walter Rutherford Peterson. A ceremony held July 23 at the NEBHE office featured remembrances by distinguished leaders of government and higher education around New England and the unveiling of a plaque honoring Peterson, who died June 1, 2011, at age 8...

Walter Peterson, 1922-2011: New England Loses Another Giant

New Hampshire governor and longtime NEBHE delegate and chair, Walter Peterson died at age 88 on Wednesday, June 1. Walter attended William and Mary College and the University of New Hampshire before serving as a naval officer in the Pacific theater of World War II. After the war, he graduated from Dartmouth College. In 1948, with his father and brother, he founded The Petersons Inc. Real Est...