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Lawyer

George Record Peck, American lawyer. member Peck, Miller (John S.) & Starr (Merritt), 1894-1912. General solicitor A.,T.&San Francisco Railroad Company, 1881-1895.

Background

Peck, George Record was born on May 15, 1843 in Steuben Company, New York, United States. Son of Joel M. and Amanda (Purdy) Peck.

Education

Education common schools. (Doctor of Laws, University of Kansas, 1887, Union College, New York, 1896, and Bethany College, West Virginia. A.M., Milton College, 1902).

Career

Pvt to captain 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery and 31st Wisconsin Infantry, 1861-1865. Admitted to bar, 1866. Practiced at Independence, Kansas, 1871-1874, Topeka, Kansas, 1874-1893, Chicago, since 1893.

Senior member Peck, Miller (John S.) & Starr (Merritt), 1894-1912. General solicitor A.,T.&San Francisco Railroad Company, 1881-1895. General counsel C.,M.&St.P. Railway, September 15, 1895-January 1910, from then consulting counsel.

United State Attorneys District of Kansas, 1874-1879. Declined appointment to the United States Senate for unexpired term, from Kansas, 1892.

Membership

Member Peck, Miller (John S.) & Starr (Merritt), 1894-1912. General solicitor A.,T.&San Francisco Railroad Company, 1881-1895.

Connections

Married Arabella Burdick, October 24, 1866 (died 1896).

father:
Joel M. Peck

mother:
Amanda (Purdy) Peck

spouse:
Arabella Burdick