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Percy Harold Perkins

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Percy Harold Perkins, American architect. Decorated Bronze Star with V, Army Commendation medal, Purple Heart (United States); War Cross (Czechoslovakia); Ouissam Alaouite Cherifien (French Morroco). Served from Second lieutenant to captain United States Army Reserve, 1927-1941; member staff governor Georgia, 1971-1975.; Member Georgia Mineral Society, Georgia Gem. Society, Cobb County Gem and Mineral Society, Atlanta Writers; Lodges:.

Background

Perkins, Percy Harold was born on September 8, 1905 in Metter, Georgia, United States. Son of Percy Harold and Bertha Mae (Warwick) Perkins.

Education

Student Georgia School Technology, 1923-1927. Graduate Infantry School, 1932, Command and General Staff School, 1942, Gemological Institute American, 1966.

Career

1 step son, James Gordon Bennett. Architectural draftsman, Atlanta, 1927-1941. Associate architect Barili & Humphreys, Atlanta, 1946-1951.

Architect Percy H. Perkins Junior & Associates, Atlanta, 1951. Past president American Equipment Company. Private practice as architect, Atlanta, since 1951.

Past trustee Paramount Real Estate Trust Fund.

Works

  • Author: Gem Stones of Bible, 1977, second edition, 1981. Columnist: Story of Colored Stones, 1963-1968.

Membership

Served from Second lieutenant to captain United States Army Reserve, 1927-1941. Member staff governor Georgia, 1971-1975. Member Georgia Mineral Society, Georgia Gem.

Society, Cobb County Gem and Mineral Society, Atlanta Writers.

Connections

Married Mary L. Martin, November 5, 1933 (deceased June 1962). Married second, Estelle B. Bennett, January 25, 1963.

father:
Percy Harold Perkins

mother:
Bertha Mae (Warwick) Perkins

spouses:
Mary L. Martin

Estelle B. Bennett