Biography of N. J. Peck
Potter County, PA Biographies

N. J. PECK, county treasurer. Coudersport, was born in Gananoque, Canada, in 1856. His parents are J. B. and Louisa Peck, the former a Methodist minister who was stationed for the first thirteen years of our subject's life in Canada, and was then called back to the United States, his present residence being in Bath, N. Y. N. J. Peck remained in Canada with his parents until thirteen years of age, as stated, when he removed to Woodhull, Steuben Co., N. Y., and there attended an academical institution until twenty years of age, when he graduated. He then taught for several years, afterward becoming a merchant, and eventually studied law with L. H. Cobb, of Coudersport, Penn. He was admitted to the bar in March, 1885, and is now one of the ambitious and promising young attorneys of Coudersport, and the future to him is auspicious and full of encouragement He is a member of Coudersport Lodge, No. 815, I. O. O. F., and of Forest Encampment, No. 283. He is a member of the Republican party, was chairman of the county committee in 1887, and at present is county treasurer. Mr. Peck married, April 14, 1878, Grace, daughter of Joel L. Raymond, of Potter county, and they have two children: Louisa and Raymond. November 5, 1889, Mr. Peck was elected on the Republican ticket, by a flattering majority, to the office of county treasurer.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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