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John Perkins

congressman

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