July 12, 2012

Former Maine Congressman Peter Kyros dies at 86

Among other things, he is credited with helping establish the current 200-mile offshore territorial limit that protects U.S. fishing interests from foreign fishing fleets.

By Kevin Miller kmiller@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

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Sen. Olympia Snowe on Peter Kyros: “His love of the ocean was something constant in his life, and during his tenure in Congress, he fiercely defended the fishermen and coastal interests of Maine’s First Congressional District.”

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