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Peter A. Peyser

American politician

Peter A. Peyser (September 7, 1921 – October 9, 2014) was an American politician. He was a United States Representative from New York. He served as representative from 1971 to 1977 as a Republican and from 1979 to 1983 as a Democrat.

Peter A. Peyser
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 23rd district
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1983
Preceded byBruce F. Caputo
Succeeded bySamuel S. Stratton
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1977
Preceded byJonathan B. Bingham
Succeeded byBruce F. Caputo
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 25th district
In office
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1973
Preceded byRichard Ottinger
Succeeded byHamilton Fish IV
Personal details
Born(1921-09-07)September 7, 1921
Cedarhurst, New York
DiedOctober 9, 2014(2014-10-09) (aged 93)
Irvington, New York
Political partyRepublican (until 1977)
Democratic (1977–present)
Spouse(s)Marguerite Richards
Children5; Penny
Alma materColgate University

On October 9, 2014, he died of Parkinson's disease. He was 93.[1]

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