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Pete PETERSEN

American Pete PETERSEN

born Robert Einar PETERSEN

American publisher who founded the Petersen Automotive Museum

Source :  Mary CUMMINS

Born: on September 10, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: on March 23, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, United States


Biography

Robert Einar "Pete" Petersen was born on September 10, 1926 in East Los Angeles, California. He learned about cars from helping his father, a truck mechanic. After graduating from Barstow High School, he served in the Army Air Corps in World War II.

After the war, Petersen left Barstow, California for Los Angeles and found work at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), becoming a publicist there within a year.

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