George Perkins

George Perkins

1880–1883

Significant Facts

Born: August 23, 1839 in Kennebunkport, Maine
Died: February 26, 1923 in Oakland, California
Married: Ruth (Amelia) Parker on May 3, 1864 in Marysville, CA
Political Party: Republican

Family

Father: Clement Perkins
Mother: Lucinda Fairfield
Wife: Ruth (Amelia) Parker
Children: Fannie, George, Susan, Fred, Milton, Ruth May and Grace Pansy

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Did You Know?

  • The theme song for Perkins campaign was the “The Good Ship George C. Perkins”
  • In 1902, Perkins donated a building to Oroville for library purposes
  • Governor Perkins was the first governor to call the legislature into a special session

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