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Percy Harold Perkins

Percy Harold Perkins, American architect. Decorated Bronze Star with V, Army Commendation medal, Purple Heart (United States); War Cross (Czechoslovakia); Ouissam Alaouite Cherifien (French Morroco). Served from Second lieutenant to captain United States Army Reserve, 1927-1941; member staff governor Georgia, 1971-1975.; Member Georgia Mineral Society, Georgia Gem. Society, Cobb County Gem and Mineral Society, Atlanta Writers; Lodges:.

Background

  • Perkins, Percy Harold was born on September 8, 1905 in Metter, Georgia, United States. Son of Percy Harold and Bertha Mae (Warwick) Perkins.

  • Education

    • Student Georgia School Technology, 1923-1927. Graduate Infantry School, 1932, Command and General Staff School, 1942, Gemological Institute American, 1966.

    Career

    • 1 step son, James Gordon Bennett. Architectural draftsman, Atlanta, 1927-1941. Associate architect Barili & Humphreys, Atlanta, 1946-1951.

      Architect Percy H. Perkins Junior & Associates, Atlanta, 1951. Past president American Equipment Company. Private practice as architect, Atlanta, since 1951.

      Past trustee Paramount Real Estate Trust Fund.

    Works

    • Author: Gem Stones of Bible, 1977, second edition, 1981. Columnist: Story of Colored Stones, 1963-1968.

    Membership

    Served from Second lieutenant to captain United States Army Reserve, 1927-1941. Member staff governor Georgia, 1971-1975. Member Georgia Mineral Society, Georgia Gem.

    Society, Cobb County Gem and Mineral Society, Atlanta Writers.

    Connections

    • Married Mary L. Martin, November 5, 1933 (deceased June 1962). Married second, Estelle B. Bennett, January 25, 1963.
    • father: Percy Harold Perkins
    • mother: Bertha Mae (Warwick) Perkins
    • spouses: Mary L. Martin
    • Estelle B. Bennett
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