Jared Perkins

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Jared Perkins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
Preceded by George W. Morrison
Succeeded by Harry Hibbard
Member of the
New Hampshire Executive Council
In office
Member of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born January 5, 1793
Unity, New Hampshire
Died October 15, 1854(1854-10-15) (aged 61)
Nashua, New Hampshire
Political party Whig

Jared Perkins (January 5, 1793 – October 15, 1854) was a United States Representative from New Hampshire. He was born in Unity, New Hampshire and attended the common schools of Unity and Claremont. He studied theology and was ordained as a minister in 1824, serving for thirty years.

Perkins served on the New Hampshire Executive Council 1846-1848. He also served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1850. He was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853) but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress. After leaving Congress, he was nominated for Governor of New Hampshire in 1854 but died before the election. In addition, he was also appointed justice of the peace in 1854 and served until his death in Nashua in 1854. He was buried in West Unity Cemetery, Unity, New Hampshire.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George W. Morrison
U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of New Hampshire
March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
Succeeded by
Harry Hibbard