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John Milliken Parker

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John Milliken Parker, American governor. Member New Orleans Board of Trade (president 1893), New Orleans Cotton Exchange (president 1897-1898), Southern Commercial Congress (president, 1910, 11). Progressive Party nominee for vice-president of the United States, 1916, but nat. organization came to an end before election of 1916.

Background

Parker, John Milliken was born on March 16, 1863 in Bethel Church, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Milliken and Roberta (Buckner) Parker.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

A., Virginia. Engaged in cotton business, New Orleans, Louisiana, since 1880. President Jno. M. Parker Company.

Membership

Member New Orleans Board of Trade (president 1893), New Orleans Cotton Exchange (president 1897-1898), Southern Commercial Congress (president, 1910, 11). Progressive Party nominee for vice-president of the United States, 1916, but nat. organization came to an end before election of 1916.

Connections

Married Cecile Airey, January 11, 1888. Children: John M., Thos.

father:
John Milliken Parker

mother:
Roberta (Buckner) Parker

spouse:
Cecile Airey

children:
John M. Parker

Thos Parker