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Portrait of Curtis Peterson at the family nursery in Lakeland, Florida.
N. (Newton) Curtis Peterson was born in Lakeland on August 23, 1922. Graduated from Lakeland High School in 1940 and attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Once the United States became a direct participant in the war, Peterson left college to enlist in the Coast Guard. He met and married his wife, Ethel Shultz, while stationed with the Coast Guard in Tampa in 1944. Later he was elected to the Florida Senate in March 1972 and reelected subsequently until 1990, serving as President for 1982-1984. He died on July 19, 1996 at the age of 73.
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Portrait of Curtis Peterson at the family nursery in Lakeland, Florida. 1993. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/255584>, accessed 24 May 2022.
Portrait of Curtis Peterson at the family nursery in Lakeland, Florida. 1993. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 May. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/255584>.