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Thomas Willis Perkins

Tom W. Perkins
Full Name: Thomas Willis "Tom" Perkins
Birth date: April 4, 1872
Death date: August 6, 1946

Terms of Service

(1) 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.
(2) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/10/1911, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(3) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


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 .
  • 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 .
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