Staunton Bloodgood Peck


Staunton Bloodgood Peck attended St. Paul’s School from 1878 to 1882 and is a member of the Form of 1881.

The Autumn 1950 issue of the Alumni Horae (pg. 129) included this information about Peck’s life:

Staunton Bloodgood Peck, inventor and retired vice-president and director of the Link Belt Company, Philadelphia, was connected with this company during his entire business and professional career. This firm engages in the manufacture of devices for power transmission and for the mechanical handling of materials, and Mr. Peck was the inventor of many of its mechanical devices, among them the Peck Carrier, a system of overlapping steel buckets on a belt, used in coal and ash handling installations. Born in New York on October 19, 1864, Mr. Peck spent four years at S.P.S. and was graduated with honors from the Columbia University School of Mines in 1886. He then entered the Link Belt Company as draftsman and from 1914 until his retirement in 1927 he was an officer of the company. He was a trustee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and, at one time, chairman of the board of governors of the Philadelphia Museum Art School. He possessed a fine collection of prints and in 1930 he and Mrs. Peck presented to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Andrea Della Robbia’s full-face bas-relief of “Lucretia.” . . .

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