|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from Maine's 1st district
January 3, 1967 –January 3, 1975
|Preceded by||Stanley Tupper|
|Succeeded by||David Emery|
|Born||Peter Nicholas Kyros|
July 11, 1925
|Died|| July 10, 2012 86) (aged|
|Alma mater|| Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
United States Naval Academy
Harvard Law School
Peter Nicholas Kyros (July 11, 1925 – July 10, 2012) was a U.S. Representative from Maine.
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Kyros resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., lobbying "for several firms active on Capitol Hill, advocating for scientific and medical research".
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Kyros died on July 10, 2012.
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