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Lewis Wardlwa Parker

cotton manufacturer.

Lewis Wardlwa Parker, American cotton manufacturer.

Background

Parker, Lewis Wardlwa was born on July 11, 1865 in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States. Son of William Henry and Lucia (Wardlaw) Parker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of South Carolina., Columbia, South Carolina., 1885, Bachelor of Laws, 1887.

Career

Taught school, Columbia, 1885-1888. Practiced law, Greenville, South Carolina., member firm of Haynsworth & Parker, 1888-1897. Since engaged in cotton manufacturing, banking, and other business enterprises, 1911.

President Parker Cotton Mills Compnay. Vice-president Piedmont Savings & Investment Company. Member Executive Committee American Home Fire Insurance Company, and Southeastern Life Insurance Company Ex-president American Cotton Manufacturers’ Association.

Membership

Clubs: Poinsett (Greenville, South Carolina.), Maryland (Baltimore), New York (New York), Manufacturers (Charlotte, North Carolina), Columbia (Columbia, South Carolina.).

Connections

Married Margaret Smith, of Richmond, Virginia, June 6, 1903.

father:
William Henry Parker

mother:
Lucia (Wardlaw) Parker

spouse:
Margaret Smith