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George Clement Perkins

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Preceded by  Leland Stanford
Spouse(s)  Ruth Parker
Succeeded by  James D. Phelan
Political party  Republican
Party  Republican Party

Preceded by  William Irwin
Name  George Perkins
Lieutenant  John Mansfield
Profession  Entrepreneur
Resigned  January 10, 1883
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Born  August 23, 1839 Kennebunkport, Maine (1839-08-23)
Role  Former Governor of California
Died  February 26, 1923, Oakland, California, United States
Previous office  Governor of California (1880–1883)
Similar People  Romualdo Pacheco, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Henry Perrin Coon

George Clement Perkins


George Clement Perkins (August 23, 1839 – February 26, 1923) was a U.S. Republican politician, who was the 14th governor of California from January 8, 1880, to January 10, 1883, and a United States senator from 1893 until 1915. He also served in the California State Senate. 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. During Perkins' term as governor, former Civil War general John Mansfield served as his lieutenant governor.

Perkins was born in Kennebunkport, Maine, and is buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, California. Perkins was married to Ruth Parker.

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