John Weld Peck II

Personal

Birthday: 
6/23/1913
Birthplace: 
Cincinnati, OH
Date of Death: 
9/7/1993
Place of Death: 
Cincinnati, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1938-1942, 1946-1949, 1954-1959, 1960-1961
U.S. Army, JAG Department, 1942-1946
Executive secretary, Gov. Frank J. Lausche, Ohio, 1949
Judge, Hamilton County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1949-1950, 1953-1954
Tax commissioner, State of Ohio, 1951-1953
Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio, 1959-1960

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, September 23, 1961; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Miami University, Ohio
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1935
Name of School - Second: 

University of Cincinnati College of Law

The University of Cincinnati College of Law has established a solid reputation as one of the premier small public law schools. It is a part of a comprehensive research institution in one of the most livable cities in the country. The College offers only the J.D. program to fewer than 400 students, creating an academic setting with a very favorable student/faculty ratio and an excellent environment for the study of law. Our graduates have achieved great success in the profession and in the community. We are indeed fortunate to count our graduates among the leaders of the bench and bar as well as in business and in government.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1938

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/12/1962
Termination Date: 
8/4/1966
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
7/22/1966
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
7/1/1978
Termination Date - Second: 
9/7/1993
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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