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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p158
2350

(Born Ct.)

Dexter W. Parker

(Ap'd Ct.)

39

Born Meriden, CT.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1866, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: in conducting recruits to Texas, Sep. 24 to Nov., 1870; on frontier duty at Ft. Griffin, Tex., to May, 1871, — Ft. Richardson, Tex., May, 1871, — and Wichita City, Kan., to July 16, 1871.

Resigned, July 16, 1871.

Civil History. — Hardware Merchant, Meriden, Ct., since 1871. Secretary and Treasurer of the Charles Parker Company (Hardware and Parker Shot Gun), since Jan. 1, 1877.

Vol. IV
p201
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Manufacturer. — Treasurer of the Charles Parker Company, Meriden, Ct., makers of hardware. — Of Parker Brothers, makers of shotguns. — Of Hall Railway Signal Company, makers of railway signals. — Of Meriden Curtain Fixture Company, makers of window shades. — Director of First National Bank, Meriden, Ct. — Of Columbia Shade Cloth Company, New York City, makers of window shades. — Of the Parker Clock Company, Meriden, Ct., makers of clocks. — Trustee of City Savings Bank, Meriden, Ct. — Residence, Meriden, Ct.

Vol. V
p173
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Manufacturer. — President of the Charles Parker Company, makers of hardware; of Parker Brothers, makers of shot guns. In 1875, Captain Company I, 2d Regiment, Connecticut National Guard. — Residence, Meriden, Conn.

Vol. VI
p154
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Dexter Wright Parker, Born Nov. 23, 1849.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 6th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Resigned, July 16, 1871.

Civil History: — Manufacturer; President of the Charles Parker Company, makers of hardware; of Parker Brothers, makers of shot-guns; in 1875, Captain Company I, 2d Regiment, Connecticut National Guard.

Address: 816 Broad Street, Meriden, Conn.

Vol. VII
p102
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, 6th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Resigned, July 16, 1871.

Died, Feb. 8, 1925, at Meriden, Conn.: Aged 75.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1926.º

Buried, East Cemetery, Meriden, CT.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Parker's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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