|Old Lyme, CT||February 17, 2023|
Born: August 28, 1908 in Jamestown, New York
Spouses: Mildred Warner Washington Busse (m. 1936-1943); Barbara Coulter Peterson (m. 1943-1975); Virginia Marie Quinlan Westervelt Peterson (m. 1976-1996)
Presidential Medal of Freedom: Awarded by Jimmy Carter (1980)
Died: July 28, 1996 in Old Lyme, Connecticut
Interment: Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme, Connecticut
Sources Consulted and Further Reading
Joyce, Brittany. “Roger Tory Peterson Photographs.” Brandeis University. March 1, 2015. https://www.brandeis.edu/library/archives/essays/special-collections/peterson-photographs.html.