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James Henry Parker

James Henry Parker, American banker.

Background

  • Parker, James Henry was born on January 4, 1843 in Johnston Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of Mathew and Martha Parker.

  • Education

    • Served C.S.A., 1861-1864, Lieutenant of cavalry. Took course in medicine, practiced in North Carolina 2 years.

    Career

    • In cotton and naval store business, Charleston, South Carolina. 1870-1882; in New York, since 1882. President United States National Bank many years.

      Chairman, Board Of Directors Mutual Alliance Trust Company. Director National Bank of Commerce, National Reserve Bank, Coal & Iron National Bank. President New York Cotton Exchange 2 years.

      Ex-commander Confed. Veterinary Corps of New York.

    Connections

    • Married Julia A. Jones, 1877.
    • father: Mathew Parker
    • mother: Martha Parker
    • spouse: Julia A. Jones
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    Born January 4, 1843
    Died January 27, 1915
    (aged 72)
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