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Peter Welch

American congressman for Vermont

Peter Francis Welch (born May 2, 1947) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He has served as the U.S. Representative for Vermont's At-large congressional district since 2007.

Peter Welch
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Vermont's At-large district
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Preceded byBernie Sanders
Member of the Vermont Senate
from the Windsor district
In office
January 8, 2001 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byCheryl Rivers
Succeeded byAlice Nikita
In office
January 1981 – January 1989
Preceded by???
Succeeded byRichard McCormack
Personal details
Born
Peter Francis Welch

(1947-05-02) May 2, 1947 (age 72)
Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Joan Smith (Deceased)
Margaret Cheney
Alma materCollege of the Holy Cross
UC Berkeley School of Law

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