Parker, A. T., was born at Cranston, R. I., December 18, 1852. His father, Thomas K. Parker, came from Nottingham,
Eng., to the United States in 1840, with his father, John Parker, who was the pioneer of the spooling of cotton.
Thomas K. married Anna Reynolds. and was an expert machinist. Arthur T. Parker was educated in the public schools
and Friends' School of Providence, R. I., and followed civil engineering for thirteen years. In 1884 he came to
North Attleborough and entered the insurance business, which in 1885 was reorganized as A. T. Parker & Co.
In 1879 he married Eserphine G. Miner, who died in 1888, and later he married Minnie F. Hall, and he has four sons
and one daughter: Lawrence and Grace by the first wife, and Carlton, Sanford and Richard by the second. Mr. Parker
is one of the representative business men of his town, is treasurer of the Plainville Loan Association, a member
of Bristol Lodge, F. & A. M., and Aurora Lodge of Odd Fellows.
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
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