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Edward J. Perkins

Edward J. Perkins (Cynthia Johnson/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty)
Edward J. Perkins (Cynthia Johnson/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty)

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November 24, 2020 "My condolences go out to the Perkins family. So sorry for your loss." - LeeRoy
November 24, 2020 "Rest Well Peace Onward Ambassador Perkins. I had the pleasure of being under his auspices as the IFESH Fellow to Australia; he welcomed and parlayed useful advice on succeeding distinctly in the country and throughout SE Asia and The Pacific Islands. Thank you. Peace and Blessings to The Family. "
November 24, 2020 "Thoughts and prayers to the Perkins family, through your tears, may your memories bring you joy. May God be with all of you at such a difficult time, truly sorry for your loss. " - R B
November 22, 2020 "My condolences to the family. May the God of Comfort, continue to comfort the family, during these difficult times."
November 22, 2020 "Such a humanitarian and genuine person, he will be greatly missed. I was impressed with his strength and courage, he truly changed American diplomacy forever. My condolences to his family and friends. I am praying that God gives them strength during this difficult time." - Erica Brown
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Obituary for Edward J. Perkins
Edward J. Perkins was a diplomat who became the first Black U.S. ambassador to South Africa. We invite you to share condolences for Edward J....
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