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Evan James Parker

Evan James Parker, American manufacturer executive.


  • Parker, Evan James was born on December 20, 1894 in Seymour, Connecticut, United States. Son of Evan and Jessie M. (Ferrier) Parker.

  • Education

    • Student of University Pennsylvania, 1913-1915.


    • Vice president Biddle & Smart Company, Amesbury, Massachusetts, 1916-1929. Resident manager Fisher Body Corporation, Flint, Michigan, 1929-1937. General manager J. A. Utley Company, Detroit, 1937-1939.

      President Howard Aircraft Corporation, Chicago, 1939-1941. Works manager Aeroproducts div. General Motors Corporation, 1941-1946.

      Vice president American Car and Foundry Brill Corporation, Philadelphia, 1946-1949. President American Hardward Corporation, New Britain, since 1949. President, director Corbin Lock Company of Canada, since 1951.

      Corporator Savings Bank of New Britain. Trustee New Britain Trust Company Trustee New Britain General Hospital.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    • Married Dorothy Zelma Biddle, August 18, 1917. Children: Evan J., Ann S. (Mistress.
    • father: Evan Parker
    • mother: Jessie M. (Ferrier) Parker
    • spouse: Dorothy Zelma Biddle
    • children: Evan J. Parker
    • Ann S. (Mrs Parker
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    Born December 20, 1894
    Died January, 1964
    (aged 69)