People for Peterson Join Us

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Center of button is gold with white lowercase text reading "join us" surrounded by blue band with white lowercase text reading "people for" curving above the center and "peterson" in white lowercase text curving below the center.

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Russell W. Peterson served as the Governor of Delaware from 1969-1972, defeating incumbent Governor Charles L. Terry, Jr. in the 1968 gubernatorial election. Peterson was a notable environmentalist and the first person to appoint a person of color to the Board of Trustees at the University of Delaware. 


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