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

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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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Judge Alton B. Parker scrapbooks, 1926. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Alton B. Parker Papers, 1878-1937, (bulk 1904-1926) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn New York (State). Court of Appeals. Digests of opinions, 1901. New York State Archives
creatorOf National Civic Federation. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1914-1919. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Parker, Charles Astor, 1867-1957. Charles Astor Parker papers, 1861-1952. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Frederick Lieder political button collection, 1856-1918. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters received by the Norton family, 1830-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Letters of Charles Eliot Norton [manuscript] 1885, 1904. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn National Civic Federation records, 1894-1949, 1900-1920 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Williams, John Skelton, 1865-1926. Letter of John Skelton Williams, Richmond, to My dear Major [manuscript] 1904 July 11. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945 (bulk 1885-1908). Library of Congress
referencedIn Grover Cleveland Papers, 1743-1945, (bulk 1885-1908) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919. Papers of Andrew Carnegie, 1803-1935 (bulk 1890-1919). Library of Congress
referencedIn Portsmouth (Va.) Fifth Ward Parker Davis and Maynard Club Minute Book, 1904 The Library of Virginia
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton Collection, 1885, 1904 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Autograph collection [manuscript] 1820, 1869, 1894-1922. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hall, Charles Mercer, 1864-1929. Letter, 1905 Feb. 7, Kingston, N.Y. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn McNutt mss., 1899-1955 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Treman family. Treman family papers, 1838-1954. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Andrew Carnegie Papers, 1803-1935, (bulk 1890-1919) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926. Papers of Alton B. Parker, 1878-1937. Library of Congress
referencedIn Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929. Scrapbook, 1904. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Williams, John Sharp, 1854-1932. John Sharp Williams letters, 1904-1907. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Straus, Nathan, 1848-1931. [Letter] 1904 October 24, New York [to Alton Brooks] Parker / Nathan Strauss. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf New York Sabbath Committee. Pamphlets. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911. Papers, 1837-1914. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Parker, Alton B., 1852-1926,. Autograph collection, 1633-1954. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Daniel Scott Lamont Papers, 1853-1928, (bulk 1893-1905) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905. Papers of Daniel Scott Lamont, 1853-1928. Library of Congress
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph collection [manuscript] 1725-1933. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Papers of Cyrus Townsend Brady [manuscript] 1904 Aug. 13, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn David B. Hill Papers, 1885-1910 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910. Papers, 1872-1920. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thompson, Charles Willis. Charles W. Thompson letters, 1901-1912. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Creelman, James, 1859-1915. Papers, 1890-1915. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn McClellan, George B. (George Brintion), 1865-1940. Letterbooks, 1904-1909. New-York Historical Society
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith Albany Law School. corporateBody
associatedWith American Bar Association. corporateBody
associatedWith American Committee for Armenian Independence. corporateBody
associatedWith Beekman, Gerardus. person
associatedWith Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. person
associatedWith Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919. person
correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Charity Organization Society of the City of New York. Committee on Criminal Courts. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. person
associatedWith Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828. person
associatedWith Clinton, George, 1739-1812. person
associatedWith Creelman, James, 1859-1915. person
correspondedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 person
associatedWith DeLancey, James. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Easley, Ralph M. (Ralph Montgomery), b. 1858 person
associatedWith English-Speaking Union of the United States. corporateBody
associatedWith Hall, Charles Mercer, 1864-1929. person
correspondedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910. person
associatedWith Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905. person
associatedWith Lawyers' Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Lieder, Frederick W. C. (Frederick William Charles), 1881-1953 person
associatedWith Livingston, Peter R., 1766-1847. person
associatedWith McClellan, George B. (George Brintion), 1865-1940. person
associatedWith McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 person
associatedWith Monckton, Robert. person
associatedWith National Civic Federation. corporateBody
associatedWith National Council of Religion in Higher Education. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Sabbath Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith New York State Bar Association. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (State). Court of Appeals. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. person
correspondedWith Norton family, recipient. family
associatedWith Parker, Charles Astor, 1867-1957. person
correspondedWith Peckham, Rufus Wheeler, 1838-1909 person
associatedWith Portsmouth (Va.) Circuit Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979. person
associatedWith Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911. person
associatedWith Straus, Nathan, 1848-1931. person
associatedWith Sulgrave Institution of the United States and of the British Commonwealth. corporateBody
correspondedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 person
associatedWith Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929. person
associatedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Thompson, Charles Willis. person
associatedWith Treman family. family
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Williams, John Sharp, 1854-1932. person
associatedWith Williams, John Skelton, 1865-1926. person
associatedWith Wright, Silas, 1795-1847. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
New York (State)
United States
Civic improvement
Elections--United States--1904
Law--Societies, etc
Presidents--United States--Election--1904
Civic improvement--Societies, etc


Birth 1852-05-14

Death 1926-05-10



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SNAC ID: 34711424