Douglas Dennison Peters, PC , Ph.D. (born March 3, 1930) in Brandon, Manitoba is a Canadian banker, economist and politician. He is married to Audrey Catherine Clark, has two children and two grandchildren.
He received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen's University in 1963 and a Ph. D. from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania in 1969 where he was classmates with two other well-known Canadian economists, Arthur Donner and Robert Rabinovitch.
After serving as chief economist and senior vice-president of the Toronto-Dominion Bank, Peters entered politics in the 1993 election. He was elected as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Scarborough East. Prime Minister Jean Chrétien appointed Peters to the position of Secretary of State for International Financial Institutions. Peters retired from politics at the 1997 election.
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Doug and Audrey Peters at an alumni event held in Toronto.
History/Bio information taken from Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Peters (April 2007).