1938 – Born in Titusville, Pennsylvania on the 25th of December.
1977 – Peterson was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican.
1984 – He was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate.
1996 – Peterson was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
2004 – He has been re-elected four times without a Democratic opponent.
– John Peterson currently serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.