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Samuel Conant Parks

Samuel Conant Parks, American banker. Served as federal coal administrator, Fremont County, Wyoming, 1918-1919. Trustee University of Wyoming, 1898-1903, Fremont County Library, 1907-1919; member State Board of Education, Wyoming, 1917-1933; Member American Bankers Association (executive council, 1926-1929), Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason (K.T., 32°).; Kiwanian.

Background

  • Parks, Samuel Conant was born on May 15, 1859 in near Auburn, Illinois, United States. Son of Thomas Scearle and Nancy C. Poley (Pauly) Parks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1885. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Halle, Germany, 1888.

    Career

    • 1 son, Harold H. Settled at Lander, Wyoming, 1888. Vice president 1st National Bank, Lander, 1892, president since 1910. Director Shoshone National Bank (Cody, Wyoming), Jackson Park Town Site Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served as federal coal administrator, Fremont County, Wyoming, 1918-1919. Trustee University of Wyoming, 1898-1903, Fremont County Library, 1907-1919. Member State Board of Education, Wyoming, 1917-1933.

    Member American Bankers Association (executive council, 1926-1929), Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Beta Kappa. Mason (K.T., 32°).; Kiwanian.

    Connections

    • Married Clara Hills, Apr 24, 1889.
    • father: Thomas Scearle Parks
    • mother: Nancy C. Poley (Pauly) Parks
    • spouse: Clara Hills
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    Born March 15, 1859
    Died December 25, 1944
    (aged 85)
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