Perry Wilson Jenkins Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Miami University, Oxford, O., 1890, A.M., 1891. Student Ohio Law School, 1891. A.M., Columbia, 1900.
Fellow in astronomy, University of Chicago, 1904-1905. Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Wyoming, 1955.
Professor of mathematics, Tennessee Military Academy, Sweetwater, 1892-1893, Amity College, College Springs, Iowa, 1893-1896. Professor of mathematics and astronomy Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, 1896-1899. Professor applied mathematics and director Underwood Observatory, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1900-1904.
Irrigation engineer since 1905, ranchman, cattle raiser since 1908. Executive mgr Green River Basin Development Company, Inc.
Member Public Service Commission, World War I. Member Wyoming House of Representatives, 1919-1925, Wyoming State Senate, 1929 (president). Member Committee on Conservation and Administration of Public Domain (United States), 1929-1932.
Member Colorado River Commission, 1936-1940, Named and founded Sublette County, Wyoming Originator of The Producer, national livestock magazine, 1919. Member Society American Engineers, National Economics League, American National Livestock Association, National St. Lawrence Association (regional vice president since 1946), Colorado River Water Users Association (president 1946), S.A.R. (president Utah society, 1943), Phi Beta Kappa (life. Mason (32°); member Order Eastern Star.
Married Eva C. Smith, June 24, 1897. Children: Miriam A. (Mistress Norman W. Barlow), Lois E., Helen V. (Mistress John S. Kvenild), Ruth E. (Mistress R. W. Wilson).