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academic administrator , marine biologist

Frank Overton Perkins, American academic administrator, marine biologist.

Background

Perkins, Frank Overton was born on February 14, 1938 in Fork Union, Virginia, United States. Son of Frank Otie and Mary Ella (Hughes) Perkins.

Education

Bachelor, University of Virginia, 1960;Master of Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1962;Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1966.

Career

Marine scientist, Virginia Institute Marine Science, College William and Mary, Gloucester Point, 1966-1969;senior marine scientist, Virginia Institute Marine Science, College William and Mary, Gloucester Point, 1969-1977;assistant director, Virginia Institute Marine Science, College William and Mary, Gloucester Point, 1977-1981;director, dean School Marine Science, Virginia Institute Marine Science, College William and Mary, Gloucester Point, 1981-1991;professor marine science, Virginia Institute Marine Science, College William and Mary, Gloucester Point, 1991-1997;assistant vice president research and graduate education, U. Hawaii, Honolulu, since 1997.

Religion

Each person is responsible before God for his or her own understanding of the Bible and is encouraged to work out his or her salvation with fear and trembling.

Politics

Religious liberty is not merely the right to remain in the religion of one’s birth, but includes the right of anyone to change his religious loyalties without fear of persecution.

Views

Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person is living the Christian life.

Connections

Married Beverly Anne Weeks.

father:
Frank Otie Perkins

mother:
Mary Ella (Hughes) Perkins

spouse:
Beverly Anne Weeks.