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Francis Earl Perkins

Frank E. Perkins
Full Name: Francis Earl "Frank" Perkins
Birth date: April 12, 1896
Death date: March 2, 1977

Terms of Service

  • House, 37th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat
(1) Sumner, Lamar County. House Journal .
(2) Candidate announcement, "Frank E. Perkins: Candidate for Flotorial Representative, District 38," 2/8/1920, p. 8, served when "the great war broke out in Europe." Paris News .
(3) Home post office Paris. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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  • Francis Earl "Frank" Perkins, birth date 4/12/1896 in Lamar County, residence in Sumner, employed by Chicota School in Chicota, Texas in 1942; death date 3/2/1977 in Paris, Lamar County, retired printer, father John M. Perkins, mother Annie Reid, spouse Dema Perkins. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1900 - Francis E. Perkins, Lamar County, age 4, birth date April 1896, son of John and Annie E. Perkins.
    Census of 1910 - Frank E. Perkins, Lamar County, age 14, born circa 1896 in Texas, farm laborer, son of Jennie [Annie] E. Perkins.
    Census of 1920 - Francis E. Perkins, Lamar County, age 23, born circa 1897 in Texas, farmer, son of Annie E. Perkins.
    Census of 1940 - Frank Perkins, Lamar County, age 46, born circa 1894 in Texas, farmer, son of Annie Perkins. FamilySearch . 1940 1910
  • 1900 1920
  • United States Army, Private First Class, Battalion C, 110th Field Artillery, World War I. Francis Earl "Frank" Perkins, birth date 4/12/1896 in Garretts Bluff, residence in Garretts Bluff or Sumner, Lamar County, farmer, inducted 3/29/1918 in Paris, Lamar County. FamilySearch . United States World War I Draft Registration Cards Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920
  • United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940
  • United States Army, Private First Class, World War I. Military grave marker, Frank E. Perkins, birth date 4/12/1896, death date 3/2/1977, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, with spouse Dema Holt Perkins. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Frank E. Perkins, 3/3/1977, p. 2. Marriage to Dema Holt 9/23/1953 in Hugo, Oklahoma. Paris News .
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - Frank E. Perkins, postoffice Paris, nativity Texas, age 24 (born circa 1897), 24 years in Texas, farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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