Ralph Peters (LIRR)

Ralph Peters (born in Atlanta, Georgia November 19,1853) was the son of another railroad man, Richard Peters and president of the Long Island Rail Road. He was elected president of the LIRR in April 1905.

Peters graduated from the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in 1872.


* [http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/cgi-bin/ebind2html.pl/reed_c07?seq=138 "History of the University of Georgia", Thomas Walter Reed, Imprint: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia, ca. 1949 pp.941-942]

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