Perkins


Perkins

Perkins may refer to:

People

The name is of Welsh origin from Perthyn, relative or belonging to a particular person or family, and also thought to be the Anglicized form of Peredur, from Medieval Welsh. It is also found throughout mid and southern England.

Last or surname Perkins

* Al Perkins, musician-guitarist
* Anthony Perkins (1932-1992), actor
* Bill Perkins, several well-known people
* Brian Perkins, anchor, newsreader on BBC Radio 4 - New Zealand
* Carl Perkins, musician
* Carl Christopher Perkins, politician, Kentucky Representative
* Carl Dewey Perkins (1912-1984), politician, Kentucky Representative
* Charles Perkins, Aboriginal activist
* Charles B. Perkins, Boston area architect circa 1900
* Charles Callahan Perkins (1823-1886), author
* Don Perkins, football running-back - Dallas Cowboys
* Edward J. Perkins, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.
* Edwin Perkins, inventor of Kool-Aid
* Elisha Perkins (1741-1799), physician
* Elizabeth Perkins, actor
* Emily Perkins, actor
* Emily Pitkin Perkins, wife of Connecticut Governor & US Senator Roger Sherman Baldwin
* Frances Perkins, labor leader; U.S. Secretary of Labor
* Frank Perkins (1889-1967), founder of Perkins Engines
* Geoffrey Perkins, comedy producer, writer, and performer - BBC
* George Clement Perkins (1839-1923), politician, California Senator/Governor
* George H. Perkins (1836-1899), commodore/captain United States Navy
* Gil Perkins, Australian film and television actor
* Jack Perkins, actor, television host
* Jacob Perkins (1766-1849), inventor: bank-note engraving, engravings transfer, bathometer, pleometer
* John Perkins (b. 1945-), economist, activist, and author
* Isabel Weld Perkins, socialite philanthropist
* Kendrick Perkins, basketball player - Boston Celtics
* Kieren Perkins, Olympic gold medal swimmer
* Larry Perkins, Formula 1 race car driver
* Laurence Perkins, a British classical bassoonist
* Luther Perkins (1928-1968), guitarist, including backing guitarist for Johnny Cash
* Ma Perkins, fictional character, radio serial - 1933-to-1960
* Marlin Perkins, ecologist and naturalist
* Maxwell Perkins, editor for F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe
* Millie Perkins, actor
* Pinetop Perkins, musician - blues pianist
* Ray Perkins, American football player and coach
* Sam Perkins, basketball player - Dallas Mavericks, LA Lakers
* Stephen Perkins, musician, drummer, and songwriter - Jane's Addiction
* Sue Perkins, television presenter, actress, and writer
* Tex Perkins, Australian singer-songwriter
* Thomas Handasyd Perkins (1764-1854), businessman, philanthropist
* Tom Perkins, founder/principal venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
* Tony Perkins (evangelical Christian figure)
* Tony Perkins (television meteorologist)
* Tracy Perkins, court martialed sergeant - U.S. Army - Iraq
* Troy Perkins, soccer player - Vålerenga I.F
* William Perkins (1558-1602), preacher, Elizabethan puritan
* William T. Perkins, Jr., United States Marine and Medal of Honor recipient
* The Comedian, also known as Perkins

First or middle name Perkins

* Perkins Bass, politician - New Hampshire U.S. Congress Representative
* Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935), feminist writer
* George Perkins Marsh, diplomat, philologist, and environmentalist
* Perkins, a character in the Harry Potter books

Places

United States

Counties:
* Perkins County, Nebraska
* Perkins County, South Dakota

Townships:
* Perkins Township, Ohio (Erie County)
* Perkins Township, Maine (Sagadahoc County)

Towns:
* Perkins, Georgia (Jenkins County)
* Perkins, Missouri (Scott County)
* Perkins, Oklahoma (Payne County)

Companies

* Castlemaine Perkins, brewery - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
* Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, venture capital firm
* Perkins Bacon, printed first Penny Black postage stamps - 1840
* Perkins Engines, manufacturer of industrial diesel engines - Peterborough, UK
* Perkins Restaurant and Bakery
* Travis Perkins, plc building materials - Northampton, United Kingdom
* Perkins Communications, Supplier and installer of telecommunication, and structured cabling systems - Newquay, UK

chools

* Perkins School for the Blind, located in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Things

* Ships of the United States Navy:
** USS "Perkins" (DD-26) (destroyer) 1910-1935
** USS "Perkins" (DD-377) (destroyer) 1936-1943
** USS "Perkins" (DD-877 - DDR-877) (destroyer) 1945-1973
* Perkins Brailler, machine used to write braille
* Perkins Paste, Australian-made adhesive
* Federal Perkins Loan - a need-based type of student loan of the United States Government

ee also

* Perkin
* Perkins Engines


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  • Perkins — Perkins, Charles Callahan, nordamerikan. Kunstschriftsteller, geb. 1823 in Boston, gest. 25. Aug. 1886 in Windsor (Vermont), bildete sich in Europa, besonders auf Reisen in Italien, wo er sich vorzugsweise mit der Erforschung der italienischen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Perkins —   [ pəːkɪnz], Anthony, amerikanischer Schauspieler, * New York 14. 4. 1932, ✝ Los Angeles (Calif.) 12. 9. 1992; spielte (seit 1953) nervöse, neurotische Typen.   Filme: Lieben Sie Brahms? (1960); Psycho (1960); Die dritte Dimension (1962); Der… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Perkins — /perr kinz/, n. 1. Frances, 1882 1965, U.S. sociologist: Secretary of Labor 1933 45. 2. Maxwell (Evarts), 1884 1947, U.S. editor. * * * (as used in expressions) Gilman Charlotte Anna Perkins Stetson Perkins Anthony Perkins Frances Fannie Coralie… …   Universalium


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