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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p326
2821

(Born Mas.)

Percy Parker1

(Ap'd La.)

62

Born Lowell, MA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. McDermitt, Nev., Sep. 30, 1879, to Apr. 29, 1880; in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., to Jan. 8, 1882; and on leave of absence, to July 8, 1882.

Resigned, July 8, 1882.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p322
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Treasurer Lowell & Suburban Street Railway Co.; Treasurer American Bolt Co. — Member of Ex. Com. Massachusetts Electric Companies. — Director of Old Lowell National Bank, Lowell; Director of Middlesex Safe Deposit & Trust Co., Lowell. — Trustee of City Institution for Savings, Lowell. — Manager of several large estates. — Assistant Quartermaster-General, with rank of Colonel, on staff of Gov. Wm. E. Russell, of Mas. — Assistant Inspector-General, with rank of Colonel, on Staff of Gov. Frederic T. Greenhalge, of Mas. — Tendered his services to Gov. Roger Wolcott, of Mas., for the Spanish-American war, April 18, 1898. — Member of the Loyal Legion of Mas.; also of Sons of the Revolution and American Revolution. — Post-office address, Lowell, Mas.

Vol. V
p301
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

(Born March 4, 1857)

Civil History. — Partner, Parker & Bassett, Paper Manufacturers, Dracut, Mass., 1883 to 1885; Director and Treasurer, Lowell & Dracut Street Railway Co., 1886 to 1891; Director Lowell Horse Railroad, 1889 to 1891; Director and Treasurer Lowell & Suburban Street Railway Co., (consolidation of Lowell & Dracut and Lowell Horse Railroads), 1891 to 1899; director Nashua Street Railway, 1894 to 1899; Director Boston & Northern Street Railway Co., (consolidated properties north of Boston), 1899 to present time; Director Hyde Park Electric Light Co., Hyde Park, Mass.; Trustee and member Executive Committee, Massachusetts Electric Companies, controlling about nine hundred miles of operating companies north and south of Boston, including the above; Director and Treasurer American Bolt Co., Lowell, Mass., 1883 to 1905; Director American Bolt Company of Birmingham, Ala., since 1905; partner Tucke & Parker, Lowell, Mass., Electrical Supplies, 1895 to 1905; President of Tucke & Parker Company, since incorporation; President of Columbian National Life Insurance Company, Mass., from organization, 1902 to 1907; Director and member of Executive and Finance Committees since;º Director Old Lowell National Bank, since 1890; Director Middlesex Safe Deposit & Trust Company, Lowell, since 1893, and President since 1902; Director Traders' & Mechanics' Insurance Company of Lowell, since organized; Colonel and Assistant Quartermaster-General on Staff of William E. Russell, Governor of Massachusetts; Colonel and Assistant Inspector-General on Staff of Frederic T. Greenhalge, Governor of Massachusetts; tendered his services for Spanish-American War to Roger Wolcott, Governor of Massachusetts, April 18, 1898; member of Loyal Legion, Sons of the Revolution, and various Masonic orders. — Post office address, Grosvenor Block, Lowell, Mass.

Vol. VI
p285
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Mar. 4, 1857.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Resigned, July 8, 1882.

Colonel and Assistant Quartermaster-General on Staff of William E. Russell, Governor of Massachusetts; Colonel and Assistant Inspector-General on Staff of Frederic T. Greenhalge, Governor of Massachusetts; tendered his services for Spanish-American War to Roger Wolcott, Governor of Massachusetts, April 18, 1898.

Civil History. — Partner, Parker & Bassett, Paper Manufacturers, Dracut, Mass., 1883 to 1885; Director and Treasurer, Lowell & Dracut Street Railway Co., 1886 to 1891; Director Lowell Horse Railroad, 1889 to 1891; Director and Treasurer Lowell & Suburban Street Railway Co., (consolidation of Lowell & Dracut and Lowell Horse Railroads), 1891 to 1899; Director Nashua Street Railway, 1894 to 1899; Director Boston & Northern Street Railway Co., (consolidated properties north of Boston), 1899; Director Hyde Park Electric Light Co., Hyde Park, Mass.; Trustee and member Executive Committee, Massachusetts Electric Companies, controlling about nine hundred miles of operating companies north and south of Boston, including the above; Director and Treasurer American Bolt Co., Lowell, Mass., 1883 to 1905; Director American Bolt Company of Birmingham, Ala., since 1905; partner Tucke & Parker, Lowell, Mass., Electrical Supplies, 1895 to 1905; President of Tucke & Parker Company, since incorporation; President of Columbian National Life Insurance Company, Mass., from organization, 1902 to 1907 when he resigned; Director and member of Finance Committee since 1907; Director Middlesex Safe Deposit & Trust Company, Lowell, since 1893; President 1902 to Jan. 19, 1916, when he retired; President, American Bolt Co., Birmingham, Ala.; member of Loyal Legion, Sons of the Revolution, and various Masonic orders. — Post office address, Grosvenor Block, Lowell, Mass.

Vol. VII
p164
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

Second Lieutenant, 8th Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Resigned, July 8, 1882.

Died, Feb. 7, 1923, at Rye Beach, N. H.: Aged 66.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1925.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of John M. G. Parker, 1st Lieutenant and Quartermaster, 30th Massachusetts, in the Civil War.º


Thayer's Note:

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


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