Peter H. Dominick (July 7, 1915-March 18, 1981) was a United States Representative and a Senator from Colorado.
He was born in Stamford, Connecticut and graduated from St. Markâ€™s School, Southborough, Massachusetts in 1933, Yale University in 1937, and Yale Law School in 1940.
In 1942, during the Second World War, Dominick entered the Army Air Corps as an aviation cadet and served until 1945 when he was discharged as a captain.
He engaged in law practice in New York City in 1940-1942 and early 1946, and in Denver, Colorado, 1946-1961.
He became a member of the Colorado State House of Representatives and served from 1957-1961. He was a member of the National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in 1960-1961.
He was elected as a Republican to the 87th Congress (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1963); was not a candidate for reelection in 1962; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1962; reelected in 1968 and served from January 3, 1963, to January 2, 1975; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Switzerland 1975; he resided in Cherry Hills, Colorado, until his death in Hobe Sound, Florida; interment in Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.