Senator William Burton Perrin View All Years
WILLIAM B. PERRIN was born near Montpelier, Vt., Jan. 19, 1839; he died in Nashua, Iowa, May 10, 1907. He received his education in the Barre, Vt., Academy, Dartmouth College and the Albany Law School. At the outbreak of the civil war he enlisted and served throughout the war, first in Co. B, 7th Squadron R. I. Cavalry; later as lieutenant in the 3d Vermont Light Artillery. In the fall of 1867 he removed to Iowa. In 1868 he located in Nashua and engaged in the practice of his profession—the law. During his thirty-nine years residence in Nashua he had served as councilman, mayor, city attorney, member of the school and library boards, and in various other offices. He was a member of the House of Representatives in the 17th and 18th General Assemblies and in the State Senate during the 25th 26th, 27th and 28th.