Perry Perkins Will Make An Outstanding County Commissioner

Friday, April 11, 2014

I have known Perry Perkins for over 30 years.  I watched him as a young man, work and pay his own way through college at UTC, and attended his graduation there.   

We went through the Scottish Rites and entered the Shrine together, and Perry has always been very active in benevolent activities of these organizations.

During the tornado storms a few years ago, Perry's east Hamilton residence was on the mile wide tract of the tornado that destroyed so many homes in Ringgold and Apison.  His own house received damage, but Perry worked tirelessly through the night and for weeks afterwards assisting others. 

I know Perry Perkins to be a good man and an honest man.  He is level headed and will make an outstanding Hamilton County Commissioner.  I endorse Perry to you without reservation.  He is worthy of trust and confidence.

Robert T. Pettway
Chattanooga

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