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John Perkins

John Perkins, American congressman. member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Louisiana, 33d Congress, 1853-1855; member Confederate Senate from Louisiana, 1862-1865.

Background

  • Perkins, John was born on July 1, 1819 in Natchez, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Perkins.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Yale, 1840, law department.

    Career

    • Engaged in cotton planting.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Louisiana, 33d Congress, 1853-1855. Member Confederate Senate from Louisiana, 1862-1865.

    Connections

    • father: John Perkins. Perkins
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    Died November 28, 1885
    (aged 66)
    Nationality