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Tom W. Perkins Thomas Willis Perkins
Full Name: Thomas Willis "Tom" Perkins
Date of birth: April 4, 1872
Date of death: August 6, 1946

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd (1) (2)   31st (3) (4)   32nd (1) (2)   Democrat McKinney / Collin Senate President Pro Tempore (32nd)   Collin, Hunt, Rains
(1) 32nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 3/11/1911, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/10/1911, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(4) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 50th Legislature, R.S., SR 21, 1/28/1947, p. 108. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and photo, "Tom W. Perkins Veteran Publisher Passes Away Today," "Stores to Close Wednesday for Perkins Funeral," 8/6/1946, p. 1; "Services Held Wednesday for Tom W. Perkins," including telegrams sent to the Perkins family, 8/8/1846, pp. 1, 6. McKinney Courier-Gazette.
  • Obituary, "Tom W. Perkins, 74, Veteran Newspaper Man Dies Tuesday," The McKinney Examiner, 8/8/1946, p. 1, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Thomas W. Perkins, McKinney Courier-Gazette, Past President, 1906-07. Texas Press Association.
  • Other Resources
  • Thomas Willis Perkins, birth date 4/4/1872 in Lamar County, death date 8/6/1946 in McKinney, Collin County, newspaper publisher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Tom W. Perkins, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Thomas W. Perkins, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Agricultural and Mechanical College, Legislature Visitation Arrangements (Chair) 
    Educational Affairs (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Debt, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Printing  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Consideration of Message from Gov. Campbell  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
     

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