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 John Mason Peck

John Mason Peck

Birth
Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 16 Mar 1858 (aged 68)
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 116, Lot 410
Memorial ID 13129 · View Source
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Pioneer Baptist missionary, statesman, author, educator & founder of Shurtleff College (now the Southern Illinois University at Alton Dental School). There is a memorial marker is located next to the Robert Wadlow statue on the grounds of Southern Illinois University Dental School, marking the original site of Shurtleff College.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 22 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13129
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Mason Peck (31 Oct 1789–16 Mar 1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13129, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .