Perth, Kansas

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Perth is an unincorporated community in Sumner County, Kansas, United States.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was opened in Perth in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1954.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Perth is the birthplace of Edward C. Gallagher, head coach of Oklahoma State Cowboys wrestling where he won 11 national championships from 1916-1940.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sumner County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961, page 2". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 27 June 2014.

Coordinates: 37°10′29″N 97°30′19″W / 37.17472°N 97.50528°W / 37.17472; -97.50528