Louis C. Peltier

1916 - 2003

Louis C. Peltier of Bethesda, Maryland died on 28 October 2003 at the age of eighty-seven. Born in Leominster, Massachusetts and a scholar of military geography, Peltier earned his B.A. at Clark University in 1937, his master’s at Columbia University 1939, and his Ph.D. at Harvard in 1948. Peltier co-wrote the text Military Geography in 1966 with George E. Pearcy. He held various positions throughout this career including Senior Economist and Head of the Regional Economics Section at the Midwest Research Institute; Analyst at Research Analysis Corporation in McLean, Virginia; Professor at University of Pittsburgh; and Environmental Planner for Montgomery County, Maryland.

Louis C. Peltier (Necrology). 2003. AAG Newsletter 38(11): 26.