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James Henry Parker

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James Henry Parker, American banker.

Background

Parker, James Henry was born on January 4, 1843 in Johnston Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of Mathew and Martha Parker.

Education

Served C.S.A., 1861-1864, Lieutenant of cavalry. Took course in medicine, practiced in North Carolina 2 years.

Career

In cotton and naval store business, Charleston, South Carolina. 1870-1882; in New York, since 1882. President United States National Bank many years.

Chairman, Board Of Directors Mutual Alliance Trust Company. Director National Bank of Commerce, National Reserve Bank, Coal & Iron National Bank. President New York Cotton Exchange 2 years.

Ex-commander Confed. Veterinary Corps of New York.

Connections

Married Julia A. Jones, 1877.

father:
Mathew Parker

mother:
Martha Parker

spouse:
Julia A. Jones