Jared Perkins Edit Profile
He studied theology and was ordained as a minister in 1824, serving for thirty years.
Perkins served on the New Hampshire Executive Council 1846-1848. He also served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1850. He was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853) but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress.
After leaving Congress, he was nominated for Governor of New Hampshire in 1854 but died before the election. In addition, he was also appointed justice of the peace in 1854 and served until his death in Nashua in 1854.
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