Clarence Fairleigh Parker
- Born: 4 Feb 1865, Charleston, Illinois
- Marriage (1): Harriet Crangle in 1889
- Died: 6 Jan 1920, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois at age 54
- Buried: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
Cause of his death was Chronic organic heart disease.
www.familysearch.com - pilot search - s/o George Parker b. KY
1900 - St. Louis. ST Louis County, MO
George Parker63 RR official
Charles M Parker33
Clarence F Parker35
Hamin C Parker34
www.ancestry.com - CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE
Chicago, Il 1917
"Mr. and Mrs Clarence Fairleigh Parker [of Chicago]..... announce the marriage of their daughter Virginia, to H. Foster Straw Jr...."
1920 Chicago, Cook county, IL [Lake House Drive]
Clarence Parker age 54 IL KY IL
Harriet C. age 53 (wife and widow?) born MO TN TN
Foster H Straw age 25 NH NH NH ; salesman for A-- Raditor Co [SIL]
Virginia age 24 IL [daughter]
Also in HH are 2 females [maid and cook] born Sweden
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE
"Clarence F. Parker who was VP of the Illinois Central RR until the government took over the roads...died at his home...after an illness of three years.
Mr. Parker was the patient of Dolly Chesher, the nurse who disappeared last Feb. Her body was washed ashore last June. He was despondent over her sudden dissapearance and the news of her death came to him as a shock.
Mr Parker was nearly 55 years old. He rose to VP of the Illinois Central from baggage smasher on the St. Louis, Alton and Terra Haute. He was born in Charleston, IL13 Feb 1865 and married Miss Harriet Crangle in 1889."
Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths
Name:Clarence T. Parker
Event Date:06 Jan 1920
Event Place:Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Birth Year (Estimated):1866
Birth Date:04 Feb 1865
Father's Name:Geo. Parker
Burial Date:07 Jan 1920
Burial Place:St. Louis, MO
Digital Folder Number: 4205500 , Image Number: 393 , GS Film number: 1852839 , Reference ID: rn 382
Clarence married Harriet Crangle in 1889. (Harriet Crangle was born circa 1857 in Missouri, died on 27 Jun 1931 in Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois and was buried in Bellefontaine United Methodist Church Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.)