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KYROS, Peter Nicholas, a Representative from Maine; born in Portland, Maine, July 11, 1925;
attended the public schools in Portland, Maine, and the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology; graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1947;
graduated from Harvard Law School, in 1957; served in the United States Navy,
1944-1953, discharged with rank of lieutenant; admitted to the bar in 1957 and
commenced the practice of law in Portland, Maine; served from 1957 to 1959 as
counsel to the Maine Public Utilities Commission, Augusta, Maine; elected as a
Democrat to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3,
1967-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the
Ninety-fourth Congress; served in the United States Department of State,
1980-1982; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C.; died on July 10,
2012, in Washington, D.C.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Peter N. Kyros, Democratic Representative
from Maine. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,