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Justin Perkins
b. March 5, 1805 – d. December 31, 1869 • Missionary • Presbyterian
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Perkins, Justin
PERKINS, JUSTIN (1805–1869)Pioneer missionary to Persia (Iran)Born in West Springfield, Massachusetts, Perkins studied at Amherst College and Andover Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1833. Perkins and his wife, members of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM), left