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Evan James Parker

manufacturer executive.

Evan James Parker, American manufacturer executive.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Connections

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