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Perkins Bass

Perkins Bass was American lawyer, former congressman. Bar: New Hampshire 1938. Decorated Bronze Star United States Air Force, Yun Ma medal Distinguished and Meritorious Service National Government China (now Taiwan). Trustee Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, New Hampshire, 1972—1987; trustee, president Monadnock Community Hospital, 1948—1954; Republican National Committeeman from New Hampshire, 1964—1968; selectman Peterborough, 1972—1975.

Background

  • Bass, Perkins was born on October 6, 1912 in East Walpole, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert P. and Edith (Bird) Bass.

  • Education

    • Dartmouth College (Bachelor of Arts, 1934). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1938). Trustee, Spalding Youth Center, 1948-1954.

      Vice President and Director, 1949 and President, since 1952, Monadnock Community Hospital Peterborough, New Hampshire. Member, New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1939-1941, 19411943, 1947-1949, 1951-1953. State Senator and President, New Hampshire Senate, 1949-1951.

      Member, Constitutional Convention, 1948, 1964. Congressman, 2nd District of New Hampshire, 1955-1962. Civilian Aide to Secretary of Army for New Hampshire, 1952-1954.

    Career

    • Lawyer Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PLC, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1938—1995, of counsel, 1995—2005. Representative New Hampshire General Court, Concord, 1949—1963. Member United States House Representatives, Washington, 1954—1963.

      Trustee New Hampshire Savings Bank, Concord, 1950—1980. Board directors Bird & Son, Inc., East Walpole, Massachusetts, 1946—1984. Major United States Air Force, 1942-1945, Far Eastern Theater.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Hampshire 1938.

    Membership

    Trustee Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, New Hampshire, 1972—1987. Trustee, president Monadnock Community Hospital, 1948—1954. Republican National Committeeman from New Hampshire, 1964—1968.

    Selectman Peterborough, 1972—1975.

    Connections

    • Married Katherine Jackson (deceased). Children: Alexander, Katherine, William J., Charles F., Roberta, Roberta. Married Rosaly S. Riley, September 30, 1973.
    • father: Robert P. Bass
    • mother: Edith (Bird) Bass
    • spouses: Katherine Jackson
    • Rosaly S. Riley
    • children: Alexander Bass
    • Katherine Bass
    • William J. Bass
    • Charles F. Bass
    • Roberta Bass
    • Roberta Bass
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    Nationality
    • 1934
      Dartmouth College
    • 1938
      Harvard University Law School
    • 1938 - 1995
      Lawyer Sheehan
      Manchester, United Kingdom
    • 1949 - 1963
      representative New Hampshire General Court
      Concord, North Carolina, United States
    • 1954 - 1963
      member, United States House Representatives
      Washington, United States

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