Michael T. Peyton has lived in Atlantic County for over 50 years. He attended St. Vincent de Paul Elementary school and Oakcrest High School. He attended Trenton State College (Now College of New Jersey) where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice, prior to attending Widener University School of Law.
Michael T. Peyton has always been interested in providing service to the community and has been a member of the Boy Scouts of America for almost 50 years. As a youth he earned the Rank of Eagle Scout. In College he was elected as Student Government President after serving on the Executive Board, serving as a senator and serving on numerous College Committees.