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��PERKINS— PERRY

��PERKINS, Janet Russell, Royal Botanic Mu- seum, Konlgrln Lulsastrasse, 6-7, Dahlem be! Berlin, Germany.

Botanist; b. La Fayette, Ind., Mar. 20, 1853; dau. Cyrus Grosvenor and Jane Rose (Hou^h- teling) Perkins; ed. private schools; Univ. ol Wis., B.S. '72; Univ. of Heidelberg, Germany, Ph.D. Author of three monographs on Monimi- aceffi and other higher tropical plants in Englcr'a Botanische Jahrbucher; also Part TV. Monimi- acese for Das Pflanzenreich, 1901; Fragmenta Floral PhillppLnab ^Contributions to the Flora of the Philippine Islands), three Fasicles, 1904- ; Styracaoese for Das Pflanzenreich, 1907, publieiied by Royal Prussian Academy; Monimiace« for Das Pflanzenreich, 1911. Mem. Deutsche Bo- tanische Gesellschaft, GeseJlschaft fur Erdklind, Berlin; Botanische Verein filr Provlaz Branden- burg, Freie Vereinlngung filr Systematik Pflanzengeographie.

PERKINS, Lucy i'itch (Mrs. Dwlght H. Per- kins), 2319 Lincoln St., Evanston, 111. Illustrator, writer; b. Maples, lad., July 12, 1865; dau. A. H. and Elizabeth (Bennett) Fitch; ed. Kalamazoo (Mich.) High School; Art School, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; m. Hopklnton Mass., Aug. 18, 1891, Dwight H. Perkins; children: Eleanor Ellis, Lawrence Lincoln. Taught la Art School, Pratt Inst., Brooklyn, four y^are. Author: A Book of Joys; The Goose Girl; The Dutch Twins; The Japanese Twins. Illu8tratx«-: Dandelion Classics, and many books for children. Decorator: Chicago Beach Hotel. Undenomina- tional in religion. Clubs: Chicago Woman's, Chicago Soc. of Artists, Little Room, London Lyceum. Favors woman suffrage.

PERKINS, Mary Smytb, Olney Av. and Wister St., Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa. Artist; b. Philadelphia, Pa.; dau. Dr. E. Stan- ley and Sarah (Smyth) Perkins; ed. Schmidt's Pestalozzi School, Philadelphia; Philadelphia pub- lic schools; Philadelphia School of Design; Pa. Acad, of Fine Arts; studied in Paris under Simon-Cottet. Awarded the Elkins Traveling Scholarship from Philadelphia School of Design, 1901; Mary Smith prize from Pa. Acad, of Fine Arts, 1907; head of art dep't of Converse Coll., Spartanburg, S.C., 1907-11. Mem. Fellowship of the Pa. Acad of Fine Arts. FaTors woman Fuffrage.

PERETNS, Mertie Aldrich (Mrs. Alfred B. Per- kins), 21 Lincoln St., Hallowell, Me. Born Hallowell, Me., 1879; dau. Seth S. and Prances (Downs) Aldrich; ed. Wlnthrop (Mass.) High School: Mt. Holyoke Coll. (non-graduate, class of '01); m. Hallowell, Me., 1905, Alfred B. Perkins. Formerly a teacher. Junior vice-pres. Dep't of Maine Ladies' of the G.A.R.; actively engaged in working for the interests of Civil War veterans. Favors woman suffrage. Episcopalian. Mem. Parnassus Literary Club of Hallowell. PERKINS, Miriam Nancy Shelton Rogers (Mrs. Charles Albert Perkins), 964 Pelhamdale Av., Pelham Manor, N.Y.

Born Connecticut; grad. Smith Coll., A.B. '90; Cornell Univ., A.M. '92; student of Greek and comparative philology, Columbia Univ., 1890-91; student, Yale, 1893-94; Berlin Univ., 1894-95; Heidelberg Univ., 1895-96; Munich Univ., 1896-97; m. Bridgeport, Conn., Nov. 27, 1903, Charles Albert Perkins, lawyer; one son: Albert Rogers, b. Aug. 27, 1904.

PERKINS, Mrs. Rebecca Clarendon Talbot, 268 Gates Av., and 1161 Fulton St., Brooklyn, N.Y. Real estate agent; b. Brooklyn, N.Y. ; dau. Joseph and Bli/.a (Clarendon) Talbot; ed. public school, Brooklyn; grad. of Chautauqua; kept up Chautauqua work 10 years after graduating; m. Brooklyn, Sept. 5, 1895, A. Ludlow Perkins. Fa- vors womaja suffrage; pres. Kings Co. Woman Suffrage Ass'n; prea. People's Political Equality League; vice-chairman 11th Assembly Dlst. Woman Suffrage Ass'n. lias edited the only woman suffrage edition of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and the Brooklyn Daily Times; keeps the Chat, Newsletter, the Wave (Rockaway Beach), and the Brooklyn papers supplied with suffrage matters gratuitously for her love for the cause. Episcopalian. Recreation: Suffrage work. Has

��conducted her own real estate office for over 2J years; first woman appointed notary public in Kings Co., N.Y.

PERKINS, Sarah Annie, care New England

Conservatory of Music, Boston, Mass.

Teacher and writer; b. Lewiston, Me., Oct. 1, 1842; dau. Rev. Gideon and Mary (Dunham) Perkins; grad. Maine State Sem. (now Bates Coll.), A.B. '60. Taught in Maine State Sem. six years and elsewhere; since 1896 on teaching staff of New England Conservatory of Music, Boston. Was for about fifteen years connected with edi- torial staff of the Morning Star (Free Baptist weekly). Free Baptist.

PERKINS, Susan E. II. (Mrs. Samuel Elliott Perkins), 1011 N. Pennsylvania, St., Indianap- olis, Ind.

Born La Salle, 111. ; dau. Volney G. and Mary (Hitchcock) Hatch; ed. I^ake Geneva Sem., Wis.; Butler Coll., Indianapolis; Oxford (O.) Coll.; m. Jiily 11, 1877, Samuel EUiott Perkins; children: Samuel Elliott III., Volney H. (deceased). Treae. Woman's Auxiliary of Diocese of Indianapolis, 1895 — ; pres. Parlor Club last 10 years; mem. Flower Mission Day Nursery Ass'n, Free Kin- dergarten Ass'n, Y.W.C.A. ; sec. Woman's Dep't Club; mem. Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter D.A.R. ; sec. for Ind. of Gen. Fed. Women's Clubs: mem. Over the Teacups Club, organized in 1880. Episcopalian. Sec. and treas. McAll Mission Ass'n of France.

PERRETT, Antoinette Rehmann (Mrs. Galen J.

Perrett), 492 .Mt. Prospect Av., Newark, N.J.

Architect, writer; b. Newark, N.J., Mar. 4, 1880; dau. Carl F. and Marie J. (111.) Rehmann; ed. Vassar, A.B. '01; m. Dec. 26, 1907, Galen J. Perrett (artist and illustrator). Art chairman N.J. State Fed.; pres. Woman's Club, Newark, N.J., and of the College Woman's Club of Essex Co., N.J. ; chairman Civic Art Contemporary Club, of Newark, N.J. Favors woman suffrage. Architectural editor of Good Housekeeping Maga- zine (contriljutor for four years) ; Music Room Dep't in Musician about two years; series on Children's Rooms In St. Nicholas; articles on do- mestic architecture, garden architecture, fur- nishings, color, decoration, for various magazines. Progressive. Mem. Maria Mitchell Nantucket Ass'n, Vassar Alumnae. Recreations: Horseback riding, tennis, canoe cruising and tramping.

PERRINE, Graca HalbeH; (Mrs. Willson Hamil- ton Perrine), 1130 Lake Shore Drive, Evans- ton, III.

Bom Blnghamton, N.Y., Sept. 11, 1868; dau. Delancey Morrell and Sarah R. (Morgan) Hal- bert; ed. Binghamton public and high schools; Wells College, '90; m. Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 23, 1899, Wilteon Hamilton Perrine; one daugh- ter: Sarah Gertrude, b. Feb. 12, 1901. Favors woman suffrage. Presbyterian. Repuiblican.

PERRY, Mrs. Aaron, 134 E. Auburn Av., Mt.

Auburn, Cincinnati, O.

Art promoter. President of the Auxiliary Ass'n of Women, whose work resulted in the founding of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

PERRV, Alice Maud (Mrs. Charles Montague Perry), West Cottage, Rldgefteld, Conn. Born London, England, April 7, 1858; dau. Frederick and Elizabetii (Fletcher) Green; ed. London, England; m. N.Y. City, Charles Mon- tague Perry. Interested In kindergarten and educational matters; was sec. of the Woman's Public Educational Ass'n at its inception in N.Y. City; was sec. of the Consumers' League at its start. Favors woman suffrage. Was sec. of Woman's Suffrage Ass'n of Ridgefleld, Conn., at its start. Magazine writer; author: Understand- ing People Through the Stars; Kindergarten Sunday-school Service. Episcopalian. Recrea- tions: Camping out in the woods and out-door life, gardening.

PERRY, Clara Greejileaf, 176 Marlborough St.,

Boston, Mass.

Artist; b. Ixmg Branch, N.J., Aug. 22, 1871; dau. Nehemiah and Emily Stlmson (Gardner) Perry; ed. Mrs. Quincy Shaw's private school, Boston; art education In Boston Art Museum

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