Obituary for John C Peterson
John Peterson of John C. Peterson, former president president and chairman of the board of Pittsburgh group companies of the Columbia Gas System, died Wednesday Wednesday at his East Liberty residence. Mr. Peterson, 81, of 1033 Portland Portland St., attended Wilkinsburg High School, Culver Military Academy and Carnegie Institute of Technology. Technology. He graduated from the University University of Pittsburgh and Yale Law School. He was a member of the Allegheny Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American bar associations. He was a member of East Liberty Presybterian Church and was active in civic affairs. Columbia Gas He assisted in moving Passavant Hospital from Pittsburgh to the North Hills. He was a member of Longue Vue Country Club, Pittsburgh Athletic Association, Duquesne Club and University University Club. Surviving are his wife, Mary Louise, Louise, and a son, John Edwin II of East Liberty. ' Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the John A. Freyvogel Sons Inc. Funeral Home, 4900 Centre Ave. at Devonshire, Shadyside, where services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow. Entombment will be in Homewood Cemetery Mausoleum.