The New International Encyclopædia/Perkins, George Henry

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PERKINS, George Henry (1844—). An American naturalist, born at Cambridge, Mass. He was educated at the Knox Academy, Galesburg, Ill., and at Yale (1867). In 1869 he was appointed professor of natural history in the University of Vermont, and in 1898 dean of the natural science department. He served as State entomologist from 1880 until 1895, when he was made State geologist. His publications include State reports On the Injurious Insects of Vermont (3 vols., 1876-78); Parasites Infesting Man and the Lower Animals (1880); The Flora of Vermont (1888); and The Marble, Slate, and Granite Industries of Vermont (1898).