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George Wilbur Peck
Birth: Sep. 28, 1840
Henderson
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1916
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

Wisconsin Governor, Milwaukee Mayor, Author. As a newspaper editor, Peck became famous for his "Peck's Bad Boy" series which was also published in book form. In 1890, Peck was elected Milwaukee Mayor in April and then to his first of two terms as Wisconsin governor just seven months later. (bio by: Katrina Lindeen) 
 
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 Parents:
  David Bell Peck (1806 - 1886)
  Alzina Joslin Peck (1809 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Francena R. Peck (1842 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Wilbur Peck (1840 - 1916)
  Ann Peck Woodruff (1844 - 1917)*
  Chauncey L Peck (1846 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section 6, Block 1, Lot 7
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Katrina Lindeen
Record added: Nov 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8091565
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100 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Apr. 13, 2016
On your 175th birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015
Humorist, journalist, politician - Read complete biography in "American Authors 1600-1900" by Kunitz and Haycraft;publisher is The H.W.Wilson Company, New York
- Richard Blunk
 Added: Feb. 2, 2015
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