Born in Port Chester, New York, Peck attended the common schools. He engaged in the lumber, brick, hardware, and building-material business. He served as auditor for the town of Rye in 1844 and 1845. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Westchester Co., 2nd D.) in 1848.
After leaving Congress, he resumed his former business pursuits. He was appointed warden of the port of New York by Governor Edwin D. Morgan in 1859, with residence in New York City, and served until 1865. He was one of the founders of the Union League Club.
- United States Congress. "Jared V. Peck (id: P000177)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Jared V. Peck at Find a Grave
|New York Assembly|
| New York State Assembly
Westchester County, 2nd District
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th congressional district
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
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