Born in Canada on Dec. 17, 1869. A physician, Parker settled in Santa Cruz, CA in 1912. He was active there as an oral surgeon, patron of the arts, and artist until his demise on June 23, 1945. Exh: Santa Cruz Art League, 1921-34; SFAA, 1924; Oakland Art Gallery, 1930.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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