Representative Collin C. Peterson's Biography


Full Name: Collin C. Peterson
Current Office: U.S. House - District 7, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Sean, Jason, Elliot
Birth Date: 06/29/1944
Birth Place: Fargo, ND
Home City: Detroit Lakes, MN
Religion: Lutheran
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  • Awards:

    Guardian of Small Business, National Federation of Independent Business

  • Champion of Private Property Rights, League of Private Property Voters

  • Golden Triangle Award, National Farmers Union

  • Friend of Farm Bureau, American Farm Bureau Federation

  • Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • Deficit Hawk Award, Concord Coalition

  • Conservation Legislator of the Year, Pheasants Forever

  • Medal of Honor Award, U.S. Oncology

  • Co-Legislator of the Year, Safari Club International

  • Friend of the Farm Conservation, National Resource Conservation Service

  • Public Achievement Award, Minnesota Hospital and Healthcare Partnership


Contact Information

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Peterson for Congress Post Office Box 265
Detroit Lakes, MN 56502
Phone: 218-844-6117

Washington, D.C.
2109 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: 202-225-2165
Fax: 202-225-1593

230 East 3rd Street
Redwood Falls, MN 56283

Phone: 507-637-2270

714 Lake Avenue, Suite 107
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Phone: 218-847-5056
Fax: 218-847-5109

324 3rd Street Southwest, Suite 4
Willmar, MN 56201

Phone: 320-235-1061
Fax: 320-235-2651

100 North First Street
Montevideo, MN 56265

Phone: 320-235-1061

2603 Wheat Drive
Red Lake Falls, MN 56750

Phone: 218-253-4356
Fax: 218-253-4373

1420 East College Drive
Southwest/West Central

Marshall, MN 56258

Phone: 507-537-2299
Fax: 507-537-2298

Key Staff
Cheryl E Slayton
Chief of Staff
2109 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-2307

Phone: 202-225-2165
Fax: 202-225-1593