Peck, Jonas Oramel, Dd
Peck, Jonas Oramel, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Groton, Vermont, September 4, 1836. Of hardy robustness and active habits from youth, he was converted in early years, graduated from Amhierst College in 1862, and immediately entered the New, England Conference, in which he held important charges; in 1873 was transferred to Chicago, thence successively to Baltimore, Brooklyn, New, Haven, and again tot Brooklyn, with increasing usefulness both as a preacher and a pastor. In 1888 he was elected one of the corresponding secretaries of the missionary society of his denomination, re-elected in 1893, and rendered efficient service in that capacity until his death in New York city, May 17, 1894. He left ready for the press the MS. of a work on Revivals.