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Lucius Benedict Peck
Birth: Nov. 17, 1802
Waterbury
Washington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1866
Lowell
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

US Congressman. Son of John Peck, Washington County's first Sheriff and Brigadier General of militia. Moved to Barre with family. Completed classical studies. Attended United States Military Academy, 1823-24. Resigned due to ill health. Studied law in Montpelier with Vermont Supreme Court Justice Samuel Prentiss, admitted to bar, 1825. Practiced in Barre. Vermont House, 1831. Married Martha Day of Barre, May 22, 1832. Moved to Montpelier, 1832. One daughter, Mary, born 1835. Reviser, Vermont Statutes, 1839. Elected to Congress as a Democrat, serving March 4, 1847 to March 3, 1851. Chairman, Committee on Manufactures. Unsuccessful candidate for Governor, 1850. Delegate, Democratic national convention, 1852. United States Attorney for Vermont, 1853-1857. Counsel, Vermont and Canada Railroad, 1858-59. President, Vermont and Canada Railroad, 1859 until his death. Counsel to St. Albans banks robbed by Confederate raiders who fled to Canada, 1864. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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  Martha Day Peck (1813 - 1855)*
 
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Burial:
Green Mount Cemetery
Montpelier
Washington County
Vermont, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22704
Lucius Benedict Peck
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Lucius Benedict Peck
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Lucius Benedict Peck
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