John Perkins

1904–1963 (Age 58)
Ferris, Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of John

John Perkins was born on 24 June 1904, in Ferris, Ellis, Texas, United States. He married Leatrice Faris on 26 June 1926, in San Saba, San Saba, Texas, United States. He died on 20 February 1963, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 58.

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John Perkins
Leatrice Faris
Marriage: 26 June 1926

Spouse & Children

26 June 1926
San Saba, San Saba, Texas, United States

World Events (3)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

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.

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