William H. Perkins Edit Profile
Educated, Illinois College.
President Howlett-Perkins Associates, Chicago. Member Illinois Atomic Energy Commission, 1963-1984, secretary, 1970-1984. Appointed by President to advisory board National Armed Forces Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1964-1982.
Army aide to Anthony Eden and Lord Halifax of Great Britain, United Nations Conference, 1945.
God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.
Sergeant-at-arms Democratic National Convention, 1952, 56, delegate-at-large, 1964, 68, 72. Special assistant to chairman Democratic National Committee, 1960. Member Presidential Inaugural Committee, 1961, 65, 69, 73, insurance policy agent, 1961.
With United States Army, 1944-1946. Member Illinois Insurance Federation (president 1965-1984), Illinois Chamber of Commerce (chairman legislation committee 1971), Chicago Association Commerce and Industry (legislation committee, Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian award 1993), Sangamo Club, Masons, Shriners.
Married Eileen Nelson, January 14, 1949. 1 child, Gary Douglas.