PETERSON, MORRIS BLAINE
Peterson served in the state legislature from 1955 to 1957, and was also Weber County attorney. Elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1960 to 1962. He failed to win reelection in 1962.
Following his return to Utah, he became a member of the Great Salt Lake Authority from 1968 to 1969. He served as chairman of the Weber County Tax Payers Association, and he was a special consultant to the director of the Food for Peace Program in 1963. He remained a resident of Ogden until his death there on 15 July 1985. He is buried in the Ogden City Cemetery.