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John Simpkins
Birth: Jun. 27, 1862
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1898
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. He attended Yarmouth, Massachusetts public schools; Saint Mark's School in Southboro, Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard University in 1885. He was a member of the Massachusetts State Senate from 1890 through 1891.He was a member of the Republican Club of Massachusetts and the Republican State Committee. Elected to the United States Congress as a Republican in March of 1895 he served until his death in 1898.He was an avid book collector and donated his collection, upon his death, to the Yarmouth Public schools. A school on Old main Street in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts was named for him in 1930 and remained in service as an institution of learning until 2006. (bio by: ditdit) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Simpkins (1831 - 1870)
  Ruth Barker Sears Simpkins (1831 - 1882)
 
 Siblings:
  Norrie Simpkins (1859 - 1860)*
  Nathaniel Stone Simpkins (1861 - 1919)*
  Elizabeth Simpkins Bacon (1861 - 1916)*
  John Simpkins (1862 - 1898)
  Willard Sears Simpkins (1865 - 1886)*
  Charles Ritchie Simpkins (1867 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodside Cemetery
Yarmouth Port
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 02, 2003
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John Simpkins
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