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John Allen Perkins

Lawyer

John Allen Perkins, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts.

Background

Perkins, John Allen was born on September 13, 1919 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Ralph Chamberlain and Louise Allen (Perkins) Perkins.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1940. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1943.

Career

Of counsel Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, Boston. Clerk Social Law Library, 1961-1983. Graduate researcher University College, Oxford University, 1978.

Board directors Greater Boston Legal Services, Inc., 1972-1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts.

Membership

Member Dedham (Massachusetts) School Committee, 1959-1965, chairman, 1963-1965, town counsel, Dedham, 1971-1972. Member American Law Institute, American College Trust and Estate Counsel, Massachusetts Bar Association (director 1973-1975), International Academy Estate and Trust Law (executive council 1990-1994), Boston Bar Association (council 1972-1975, vice president 1981-1982, president 1982-1984).

Connections

Married Lydia Bullard Cobb, September 9, 1944. Children: John A., Susan W., Robert C., William B.

father:
Ralph Chamberlain Perkins

mother:
Louise Allen (Perkins) Perkins

spouse:
Lydia Bullard Cobb

child:
John A. Perkins

child:
Susan W. Perkins

child:
Robert C. Perkins

child:
William B Perkins