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army officer

James Edmund Parker, American army officer. Mason.

Background

Parker, James Edmund was born on August 9, 1896 in Anniston, Alabama, United States. Son of William Edmund and Margaret (Dothard) Parker.

Education

Student Alabama Presbyterian College, 1912-1915, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1915-1916, Marion Military Institute, 1916-1917. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1919. Graduate Field Artillery School, 1920, Air Corps Training School, 1921, Air Corps Engineering School, 1933, Air Corps Tactical School, 1936.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, November 1918, Second lieutenant, Field Artillery, June 12, 1919, and advanced through the grades to major general, November 7, 1944. Now commanding general 4th Air Force, San Francisco, California.

Membership

Mason.; Clubs: Olympic, Bohemian, Presidio Golf.

Connections

Married Florence Olsen, December 11, 1920. Children: Shirley, James Edmund.

father:
William Edmund Parker

mother:
Margaret (Dothard) Parker

spouse:
Florence Olsen

children:
Shirley Parker

James Edmund Parker