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Tarlton Fleming Parsons. II

Tarlton Fleming Parsons, II, American management consulting company executive. Decorated Bronze Star medal with oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service medal, Army Commendation medal with three oak leaf clusters; Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with Palm (France); New York State Conspicuous Service Cross, others.

Background

  • II, Tarlton Fleming Parsons, was born on December 5, 1927 in Independence, Missouri, United States. Son of Tarlton Fleming and Elinor (Flournoy) P.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1950. Master of Business Administration with highest distinction, Babson College, 1965. Honorary Doctor of Science, London Institute Applied Research, 1973.

      Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Phoenix Seminary, 1969.

    Career

    • Enlisted in the United States Army, 1945, commissioned 2d. lieutenant, 1950, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1966. Chief Logistics and Surface Mobility branch Combat Devels. Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1972-1973, retired, 1973.

      Property manager Star Realty, Inc., Falls Church, Virginia, 1972-1974. Vice-chairman International Equity Corporation, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1972-1974. Property manager Tysons Realty, Inc., McLean, Virginia, 1974-1978.

      Distributor Amway Corporation, since 1976. Chairman, president Cumbernalud Ltd., Alexandria, Virginia, since 1974. Chairman Multicraft Corporation, since 1985.

      Co-chairman Seminar on Aging, The Lepers of Today, 1977.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Society Antiquaries of Scotland, Royal Society Arts, Augustan Society, Truman Library Institute. Member International Mensa, American Defense Preparedness Association, Association United States Army, Retired Officers Association Episcopalian. Clubs: Army and Navy, Jefferson Islands, St. Andrews Society of Washington, The Murray Clan Society North America (president 1972-1982).

    Connections

    • Married Joan Norwood Ferguson, June 10, 1950. Children– Wren Norwood, Tarlton Fleming III, Dawn.
    • father: Tarlton Fleming P.
    • mother: Elinor (Flournoy) P.
    • spouse: Joan Norwood Ferguson
    • children: Wren Norwood II
    • Tarlton Fleming III
    • Dawn II
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