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Catalog Number 00079
Object Name Portrait
Description George Douglas Perkins by N.R. Brewer. 1840-1914. Newspaper publisher, legislator, public official. Born in Holly, New York, February 29, 1840. Removed to Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1860. Editor, Cedar Falls Gazette. Private Co. B, 31st Iowa Infantry, Civil War. State Senator, 15, 16 General Assembly, 1874-1878. Commissioner of Immigration, 1880-1882. United States Marshal, 1882-1899. United States Congressman, 1891-1899. Editor and Publisher, Souix City Journal, 1869-1914. Died in Souix City, Iowa, Feburary 2, 1914. 49.5" x 42.5"
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