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Matthew Perkins

Born: 23-Nov-1911
Birthplace: Manes, MO
Died: 31-Dec-1990
Location of death: Montgomery, OH
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Mt. Hope Cemetery, Humboldt, KS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Perkins Restaurant and Bakery

Military service: US Army (WWII)

Matthew Perkins and his brother Ivan opened their Perkins Pancake House in 1958, in Cincinnati, using a recipe purchased from Smitty's Pancake and Steak House in Seattle. In 1979 the brothers retired, selling all rights to their recipes and restaurants to Holiday Inn. The chain is now owned by an entity calling itself The Restaurant Company, which also owns Marie Callender's.

Father: Roscoe Perkins
Mother: Mary Oliphant Perkins
Brother: Ivan Perkins (Perkins executive, b. 17-Mar-1916, d. 11-Feb-1998)
Sister: Roxanne Perkins Carson ("Roxie")
Wife: Marian Jones Perkins
Daughter: Tonsina Perkins Kreiger
Daughter: Bernadette Crumb (stepdaughter)
Daughter: Christine Krevs (stepdaughter)
Daughter: Diane Thomas (stepdaughter)

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