Erasmus D. Peck

Erasmus Darwin Peck ( born September 16, 1808 in Stafford, Connecticut, † December 25, 1876 in Perrysburg, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1870 and 1873 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Erasmus Peck attended the public schools in Monson (Massachusetts ). After a subsequent medical studies at Yale College in 1829 and was admitted to his doctor, he began in 1830 in Portage County, Ohio, to work in this profession. In 1834 he moved his practice and to Perrysburg. Later he became a member of the Republican Party, founded in 1854. Between 1856 and 1859 he was a member of the House of Representatives from Ohio.

After the death of Mr Truman H. Hoag Peck was at the due election for the tenth seat of Ohio as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on 23 April 1870. After a re-election, he could remain until March 3, 1873 in Congress. In 1872 he gave up another candidacy.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives practiced Erasmus Peck again as a doctor in Perrysburg, where he died on 25 December 1876.