James Edmund Parker, American army officer. Mason.
Parker, James Edmund was born on August 9, 1896 in Anniston, Alabama, United States. Son of William Edmund and Margaret (Dothard) Parker.
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.
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.
Mason.; Clubs: Olympic, Bohemian, Presidio Golf.
Married Florence Olsen, December 11, 1920. Children: Shirley, James Edmund.