Peter N. Kyros, Jr. was born on August 21, 1948 in Kittery, Maine to Peter and Alice Kyros. His parents were of Greek ancestry. His father served in the U. S. Navy until 1954, attended law school, and returned to Maine where he began practicing law and politics, and later became a U.S. Congressman. Kyros attended public schools in Portland, Maine, and then Yale University. While at Yale, he worked on several campaigns including his father’s, Peter N. Kyros, Sr., and Edmund S. Muskie’s. He graduated from Yale in 1970 and University of Virginia Law School in 1975. He worked for Walter Mondale in 1976. He married in 1994. He passed away December 25, 2003.
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