Perry, Arthur C. (Arthur Colvin), d. 1974


Perry, Arthur C. (Arthur Colvin), d. 1974


Bio: Arthur Colvin Perry (d. 1974) was an administrative assistant in Washington, D.C. to three U.S. senators from Texas, including Senator Morris Sheppard, Senator Tom Connally, and Senator Lyndon B. Johnson. He remained with Johnson through his years as Vice President and President, and served as a Staff Assistant to the President. He left his job as an administrative assistant from 1934 to 1947, to serve as an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission, the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department.


Arthur Perry and President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Texas Friends Dinner, South Lawn, White House, Washington DC, 9/13/1968. Photo # d1688-13a by Yoichi Okamoto. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library. Public domain.


LBJ Connection: Administrative Assistant to Senator Johnson, 1953-1960; Assistant to Vice President Johnson, 1962-1963; Staff Assistant, 1964