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John Hoyt Perry, American lawyer. Member firm of Ferry, Woodward & Perry, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1872-1886, Woodward & Perry, 1886-1887, Perry & Perry, Bridgeport, 1887-1889; member Perry, Perry & Hill, Bridgeport, 1893-1902 (retired); Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1877, 78, 81, 89 (speaker 1889); member Connecticut Senate, 1913-1915.

Background

Perry, John Hoyt was born on July 26, 1848 in Southport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Oliver Henry and Harriet Eliza (Hoyt) Perry.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1870, Master of Arts, 1873. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1872.

Career

Member firm of Ferry, Woodward & Perry, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1872-1886, Woodward & Perry, 1886-1887, Perry & Perry, Bridgeport, 1887-1889. Judge Court of Common Pleas, 1889-1893. Member Perry, Perry & Hill, Bridgeport, 1893-1902 (retired).

President Southport Savings Bank. Instructor evidence and contracts and lecturer on parliamentary law, Yale Law School.

Membership

Member firm of Ferry, Woodward & Perry, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1872-1886, Woodward & Perry, 1886-1887, Perry & Perry, Bridgeport, 1887-1889. Member Perry, Perry & Hill, Bridgeport, 1893-1902 (retired). Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1877, 78, 81, 89 (speaker 1889).

Member Connecticut Senate, 1913-1915.

Connections

Married Frances Virginia Bulkley, September 23, 1874.

father:
Oliver Henry Perry

mother:
Harriet Eliza (Hoyt) Perry

spouse:
Frances Virginia Bulkley