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George C. Perkins
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Birth Date:August 23, 1839
Astrology Sign:Virgo
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Died Date:February 26, 1923

Occupation:US Politician

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George C. Perkins

Biography:George C. Perkins (August 23, 1839 - February 26, 1923), was a U.S. Republican politician, who was the fourteenth Governor of California from January 8, 1880 to January 10, 1883 and a United States Senator from 1893 until 1915.

Born in Kennebunkport, Maine, Perkins was married to Ruth Parker.

He was the third longest serving Senator in California history, after Hiram Johnson and Alan Cranston, serving 22 years. He was criticized by some for supporting business too much during his time in the Senate.

Perkins is buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, California.

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Preceded by: William Irwin Governors of California 1880-1883 Succeeded by: George Stoneman Preceded by: Amasa Leland Stanford U.S. Senator (Class 3) from California 1893-1915 Succeeded by: James D. Phelan

Governors of California Burnett • McDougall • Bigler • J. Johnson • Weller • Latham • Downey • Stanford • Low • Haight • Booth • Pacheco • Irwin • Perkins • Stoneman • Bartlett • Waterman • Markham • Budd • Gage • Pardee • Gillett • H. Johnson • Stephens • Richardson • Young • Rolph • Merriam • Olson • Warren • Knight • P. Brown • Reagan • J. Brown • Deukmejian • Wilson • Davis • Schwarzenegger

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George C. Perkins's Personality Tarot Card The Chariot - Personality Card

Birthday: August 23, 1839

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

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George C. Perkins's Growth Tarot Card Justice

Birthday: August 23, 2023

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.




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