Also see [Railway Officials in America 1906]
Mr. Peck was born in Shelby County, Ohio, September 22, 1830, and came to Cassopolis in 1853. His first employment
was as a clerk with Joshua Lofland and J. K. Ritter. In 1860, he went into the mercantile business for himself,
and carried it on successfully for a number of years, during a portion of the time having Albert Magannis as partner.
He was elected and served acceptably as County Treasurer. Mr. Peck took an interest in public affairs to the advantage
of the community, and was especially active in enhancing educational interests. He was a member of the Methodist
Episcopal Church. Mr. Peck's death occurred April 6, 1879, after a long and exceedingly painful illness. He was
married, December 27, 1853, to Elizabeth, daughter of Pleasant Norton, who survives him.
History of Cass Couny, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of some of it's Prominent Men and Pioneers.
Waterman, Watkins & Co., Chicago 1882.