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John Milliken Parker

John Milliken Parker, American governor. Member New Orleans Board of Trade (president 1893), New Orleans Cotton Exchange (president 1897-1898), Southern Commercial Congress (president, 1910, 11). Progressive Party nominee for vice-president of the United States, 1916, but nat. organization came to an end before election of 1916.

Background

  • Parker, John Milliken was born on March 16, 1863 in Bethel Church, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Milliken and Roberta (Buckner) Parker.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.

    Career

    • A., Virginia. Engaged in cotton business, New Orleans, Louisiana, since 1880. President Jno. M. Parker Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member New Orleans Board of Trade (president 1893), New Orleans Cotton Exchange (president 1897-1898), Southern Commercial Congress (president, 1910, 11). Progressive Party nominee for vice-president of the United States, 1916, but nat. organization came to an end before election of 1916.

    Connections

    • Married Cecile Airey, January 11, 1888. Children: John M., Thos.
    • father: John Milliken Parker
    • mother: Roberta (Buckner) Parker
    • spouse: Cecile Airey
    • children: John M. Parker
    • Thos Parker
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    Born March 16, 1863
    Died March 20, 1939
    (aged 76)
    Nationality