John Perkins

1902–1975 (Age 72)
Douglas, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John

When John Perkins was born on 31 July 1902, in Douglas, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Thomas J Perkins, was 45 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Carson, was 37. He lived in Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 January 1975, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Thomas J Perkins
Mary Elizabeth Carson
Lillie M. Perkins
Mabel G Perkins
Hatte Perkins
Marion Ann Elizabeth Perkins
John Perkins
Martha V Perkins
Lucille Perkins

Parents & Siblings



  • Lillie M. Perkins


  • Female1888–1968Female

  • Hatte Perkins


  • Marion Ann Elizabeth Perkins


  • Male1902–1975Male

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 4

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.2 Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Peer, a Dutch form of Peter .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John Perkny in household of Thomas Perkny, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Perkins in household of Thomas J Perkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Perkins in household of Thomas J Perkins, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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