Peterson is a common name, and may refer to:

Fictional characters
  • Lindsay Peterson, character in the television series Queer as Folk
  • Minty Peterson, character in EastEnders
  • Norm Peterson, character on the American TV show Cheers
  • Ray Peterson, character portrayed by Tom Hanks in The 'Burbs
  • Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, USA
  • Peterson, Indiana, USA
  • Peterson, Iowa, USA
  • Peterson, Minnesota, USA
  • Peterson, Utah, USA
Other uses
  • Peterson Electro-Musical Products, a manufacturer of tuners, etc.
  • Peterson's algorithm, computer science
  • Peterson Field Guides
  • Peterson Manufacturing Building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Henry County, Iowa
  • Peterson Pipes
  • Peterson Quartet, music
  • USS Peterson, two US Navy ships of that name

Other articles related to "peterson":

Peterson, Indiana - Geography
... Peterson is located at 40°48′47″N 85°00′53″W / 40.81306°N 85.01472°W / 40.81306 -85.01472 ...
Ranheim Papirfabrikk
... Peterson Søn, founded in 1801 in Moss ... the production unit at Ranheim has been split in two Peterson Linerboard AS, Ranheim and Peterson Emballasje AS, Ranheim, parts the two main branches Peterson ...
Peterson Identification System
... The Peterson Identification System is a practical method for the field identification of animals, plants and other natural phenomena ... It was devised by ornithologist Roger Tory Peterson in 1934 for the first of his series of Field Guides (See Peterson Field Guides.) Peterson devised his system "so that live birds could be identified readily at a ...
Highlights And Lowlives - Track Listing
... Urban Soldiers" (Dickie Peterson) - 409 "Hunter of Love" (Duck MacDonald, Peterson) - 532 "Girl from London" (MacDonald, Peterson) - 540 "Blue ...
Daniel Peterson (physician) - Affiliations and Awards
... Peterson is a member of the board of directors and the scientific advisory board of the HHV-6 Foundation, a non-profit organization promoting human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6 ... Peterson was part of the founding board and is a past-president of the International Association for CFS/ME, a professional organization advocating for the interests of CFS researchers and clinicians ... In 1999, Peterson was commended by the Assembly and Senate of the State of Nevada for his work and dedication to persons with chronic fatigue syndrome ...

Famous quotes containing the word peterson:

    Children should know there are limits to family finances or they will confuse “we can’t afford that” with “they don’t want me to have it.” The first statement is a realistic and objective assessment of a situation, while the other carries an emotional message.
    —Jean Ross Peterson (20th century)

    Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda,
    Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda with me?
    And he sang as he watched and waited while his billy boiled:
    ‘Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda with me?’
    —Andrew Barton Peterson (1864–1941)

    Chores begin when your child can pick it up, put it away, fold it, sort it, or carry it out the door.
    —Jean Ross Peterson (20th century)