KING, Peter T.

KING, Peter T.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1944–

Biography

KING, Peter T., a Representative from New York; born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1944; B.A., St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., 1965; J.D., Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, Ind., 1968; New York Army National Guard, 1968-1973; lawyer, private practice; Nassau County, N.Y. deputy attorney, 1972-1974; member of the Hempstead, N.Y., town council, 1977-1981; Nassau County, N.Y. comptroller, 1981-1993; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993- January 3, 2021); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress in 2020; chair, Committee on Homeland Security (One Hundred Ninth and One Hundred Twelfth Congresses).

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Bibliography / Further Reading

King, Peter T. Terrible Beauty: A Novel. Lanham, MD: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 2001.

___. Deliver Us From Evil. Lanham, MD: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 2002.

___. Vale of Tears: A Novel. Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade, 2003.

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