Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1852-05-14
Death 1926-05-10

Biographical notes:

Lawyer, judge, and Democratic presidential candidate.

From the description of Papers of Alton B. Parker, 1878-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063665

Judge on New York State Court of Appeals, Democratic candidate for the presidency, 1904.

From the description of Autograph collection, 1633-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155500075

Biographical Note

  • 1852, May 14: Born, Cortland, N. Y.
  • 1873: LL.B., Albany Law School, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1873: Married Mary Louise Schoonmaker (died 1917)
  • 1885: Appointed justice, New York supreme court Chairman, New York Democratic State Committee
  • 1897 - 1904 : Appointed chief judge, New York Court of Appeals
  • 1904: Democratic Party candidate for president of the United States
  • 1907: Elected president, American Bar Association
  • 1919: Dedicated home of George Washington's ancestors, Manchester, England
  • 1923: Married Amelia Day Campbell
  • 1926, May 10: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Alton B. Parker Papers, 1878-1937, (bulk 1904-1926), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Governor
  • Civic improvement
  • Elections--United States--1904
  • Elections--1904
  • Law--Societies, etc
  • Charities
  • Presidents--United States--Election--1904
  • Civic improvement--Societies, etc
  • Philanthropy

Occupations:

  • Jurists
  • Collector
  • Lawyers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)