|03-01-1940||Democratic||Secretary of State||0||Win|
|11-03-1942||Democratic||Secretary of State||1012306||Loss|
Born: June 5, 1904 in West Union, Iowa
Children: Two (one daughter and one son)
Died: April 7, 1987 in Sacramento, CA
1936: Vice President, State Junior Chamber of Commerce
1939: Speaker, California State Assembly
1939-1940: Chairman, Democratic State Central Committee
1940: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1940: Candidate for Assembly Speaker (Lost; 33 to 43)
1940: Resigned from the State Assembly on February 29.
1942: Resigned as Secretary of State on December 22.
1942-1962: Justice, Third Appellate District
1948-1950: Member, California Judicial Council
1962-1966: Justice, California Supreme Court
- According to his obituary in the LA Times, Peek is "believed to have been the only Californian to serve as a top-level official in the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government."
Source: "The Judicial Council of California: Membership" by the Judicial Council of California (accessed 5/30/2012)