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William McCarty Peck

W.M. Peck
Full Name: William McCarty Peck
Birth date: May 22, 1848
Death date: July 31, 1919

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Judge William McCarty Peck, Volume IV, pp. 1883-1884. Born 5/22/1848 in Indianapolis, Indiana. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • W.N. Peck. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives . 24th R.S.
  • Judge William McCarty Peck, death date 7/31/1919 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. FamilySearch . Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966
  • William M. Peck, died 1919, "lawyer, mayor, legislator, district judge, school benefactor," burial in Fairview Cemetery, Denison, Grayson County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Judge Peck Dies Suddenly at Memphis," The Denison Herald, 7/31/1919, p. 1. Death date 7/31/1919. "Judge Peck was among the first to settle in Denison . . . He served the city as mayor and later the county as representative in the Legislature and subsequently was judge of the Fifteenth district court for two terms . . . "
    "Denison School Beneficiary in Peck's Will," The Denison Herald, 8/4/1919, p. 1.
    Memorial resolutions, "Collin County Bar on Death of Judge Peck," The Denison Herald, 8/5/1919, p. 5. All crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . August 4, 1919 July 31, 1919
  • August 5, 1919
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - W.M. Peck, postoffice Denison, nativity Indiana, age 42, lawyer, 20 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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