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recording artist , record company executive

Laura Maginley Perkins, American record company executive, recording artist. Named Ambassador to Country Music Hall of Fame, Country Music Foundation, 1991; named First Lady of the White House, Tennessee, 1994.


Perkins, Laura Maginley was born on March 12, 1966 in Binghamton, New York, United States. Daughter of Richard Arthur and Helen Edith (Parmelee) Maginley.


Certified dental assistant, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, 1976. Certified business management, University Scranton, 1979.


Insurance underwriter, Indiana Insurance Agilysys, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1979-1982;payroll professional, bookkeeper, Morwall Trucking Inc., Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania, 1982;insurance and computer technician, Kentucky Life Insurance Company, Lexington, 1982-1986;country recording artist, Live from J&L Radio Show, White House, Tennessee, since 1993;record label executive, executive coordinator, J&L Music/Records and Prodns., White House, Tennessee, since 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Composer: A Place to Call Home, 1991 (award 1993). Co-author: Against All Odds-The Laura Perkins Story, 1993.


Fundraiser country artist Children's Miracle Network, Povo, Utah, since 1991, Feed the Hungry, White House, Tennessee, since 1993, Yellow Ribbon-After Gulf Way, Scranton, 1991. With United States Army, 1978-1979. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Federation television and Radio Artists, Country Music Association, Nashville Songwriters Association, Reunion of Professional Entertainers, Women of Music and Entertainment, Womens Club of Nashville, White House Chamber of Commerce.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, swimming, horseback riding, helping others.


1 child, Douglas Michael Perkins. Married Lonnie James Grady, September 18, 1993. 1 child, Michelle Renee.

Richard Arthur Maginley

Helen Edith (Parmelee) Maginley

Lonnie James Grady

Douglas Michael Perkins

Michelle Renee Perkins