Parker, George F. (George Frederick), 1847-1928

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George F. Parker was born in Indiana. He moved to Iowa with his family where he attended school and graduated from the State University of Iowa. After graduation he returned to the family farm before becoming the editor and proprietor of a Warren County, Iowa Democratic weekly paper. This was the first of numerous editor positions with newspapers in Iowa, Indiana, Washington, D.C., New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and New York City. Many of the papers he served had connections with the Democratic National Committee and promoted the political career of Grover Cleveland. He contributed to various monthly magazines and delivered speeches for academic institutions and scholarly societies, writing and speaking on economic and political questions. During Cleveland's presidency Parker was appointed U.S. consul to Birmingham, England. He was the author The Life of Grover Cleveland (Cassell Publishing Co., 1892) and Iowa Pioneer Foundations (State Historical Society of Iowa, 1940), among other historical and biographical works.

From the description of George F. Parker papers, 1878-1924. (Iowa Sate Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 57600172

George Frederick Parker (1847-1928) was an American journalist and publicity expert based in New York City.

From the description of George F. Parker papers, 1919-1926. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466535

From the guide to the George F. Parker papers, 1919-1926, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Journalist and editor.

From the description of Papers of George F. Parker, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454844

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creatorOf Parker, George F. (George Frederick), 1847-1928. [Grover Cleveland. Magazine articles, 1909 : Pamphlet vol.] HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1888-1959. Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library
creatorOf Parker, George F. (George Frederick), 1847-1928. George F. Parker papers, 1878-1924. Iowa State Historical Society
referencedIn Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912. William Hand Browne collection, 1842-1973. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Parker, George F. (George Frederick), 1847-1928. George F. Parker papers, 1919-1926. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf George F. Parker papers, 1919-1926 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Parker, George F. (George Frederick), 1847-1928. Papers of George F. Parker, undated. Library of Congress
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930. Houghton Library
creatorOf Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. [Letter] 1906 Oct. 3, Tamworth, [N.H., to] Geo. F. Parker / Grover Cleveland. Smith College, Neilson Library
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Birth 1847

Death 1928



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