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artist , photographer , author

Gene Parker, American author, artist, photographer. Member new England Outdoor Writers Association, Outdoor Writers of America Association, North Country Sportsmans Club, Abenaki Chapter Trout Unlimited, Bungy Beavers Snowmobile Club.

Background

Parker, Gene was born on July 31, 1923 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Aarne J. and Sarah (Kankunen) Parker.

Education

Student engring ASTP program, University Maine, 1944. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College Art, 1949.

Career

Manager, co-owner, Parker & Eames, Inc., Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 1949-1953;art director, General Electric Advanced Technology Laboratory, Schenectady, New York, 1955-1964;senior engineering writer, Westinghouse, Annapolis, Maryland., 1964-1966;member professional staff, Sanders Associations Nuclear Laboratory, Nashua, N.H., 1966-1969;art director, United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 1, Boston, 1979-1982;author, artist, private practice, Nashua, N.H., 1982-1987;author, artist, private practice, Colebrook, N.H., since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Civil Defense Diver Manual, 1956, Gene Parker's Complete Handbook of Skindiving, 1964 (3 revisions), Parker's Illustrated Fishing Lore, 1983. Northern New Hampshire editor New England Out-of-Doors magazine. Contributor articles, photos, art to outdoor magazines, journals oceanographic publications.

Membership

Member new England Outdoor Writers Association, Outdoor Writers of America Association, North Country Sportsmans Club, Abenaki Chapter Trout Unlimited, Bungy Beavers Snowmobile Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, skiing cross country and downhill, canoeing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing.

Connections

Married Nancy Stupak (divorced 1988). Children: Laura, Amy, Rebecca.

father:
Aarne J. Parker

mother:
Sarah (Kankunen) Parker

spouse:
Nancy Stupak

children:
Laura Parker

Amy Parker

Rebecca Parker