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Harmanus Peek
Birth: Jun. 24, 1781
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1838
Schenectady
Schenectady County
New York, USA

US Congressman. He graduated from Union College in 1804, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and began a practice in Schenectady. He was Schenectady's City Clerk from 1808 to 1818, and a member of the Schenectady County Board of Supervisors in 1810, 1813 to 1818, 1822 to 1826, and 1829 to 1832. A member of the Democratic-Republican Party, he served in the New York State Assembly from 1816 to 1817. In 1818 he was elected to the US House of Representatives and served one term, 1819 to 1821. During his term Peek was Chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of State. He did not run for reelection, and resumed practicing law. In 1833 he was elected Schenectady's first City Recorder, a position equivalent to a Deputy Mayor, and he served until 1835. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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Vale Cemetery
Schenectady
Schenectady County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 19, 2000
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