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John Milliken Parker

Birthplace: Washington, LA, USA
Death: Died in Pass Christian, MS, USA
Place of Burial: New Orleans, LA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Milliken Parker and Roberta Parker
Husband of Cecile Parker
Father of Saidee R Parker; Virginia Parker; John Milliken Parker, Jr and Thomas Airey Parker
Brother of Arthur D Parker; William E Parker and Mrs WJ Montgomery

Occupation: 38th governor of Louisiana, President of the Cotton Exchange and New Orleans Board of Trade; Progressive Party candidate for Governor in 1916; nominated by the Progressives for Vice President in 1916, Devoted himself to his experimental farm at Bayou Sara
Managed by: Joel Scott Cognevich
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About John Milliken Parker

John Milliken Parker (March 16, 1863– May 20, 1939) was an American Democratic politician from Louisiana, who served as the state's 37th Governor from 1920–1924. He was a friend and admirer of President Theodore Roosevelt.

Parker was born in Washington, a village in St. Landry Parish, in south central Louisiana. He was educated at the Chamberlain-Hunt Academy, Belle View Academy, and Eastman's Business School in New Orleans. A prominent businessman, he was the president of the New Orleans Cotton Exchange and the Board of Trade.

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March 16, 1863
Washington, LA, USA
Age 25
May 20, 1939
Age 76
Pass Christian, MS, USA
New Orleans, LA, USA