Frances L Parker (1911 - 1993)

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Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas

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Horacio Parker and Opal Lou Hanson Baker

Horacio Parker and Opal Lou Hanson Baker

Bertie Loretta Parker Hanson

Bertie Loretta Parker Hanson

Alton Boyd Parker and Mattie Inez Parker

Alton Boyd Parker and Mattie Inez Parker

David Parker

David Parker

Alton Wayne Parker

Alton Wayne Parker

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Doris Cranston Eddy Parker

Doris Cranston Eddy Parker

Heather Auler and Patty Parker

Heather Auler and Patty Parker

Matthew Roland

Matthew Roland

Matthew Roland

Matthew Roland

Danielle (Parker) Roland

Danielle (Parker) Roland

Danielle (Parker) Roland

Danielle (Parker) Roland

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Danielle (Parker) Roland

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Parker Family Horacio Parker and Opal Lou Hanson Baker Bertie Loretta Parker Hanson Alton Boyd Parker and Mattie Inez Parker

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1911 - In the year that Frances L Parker was born, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

1912 - By the time she was just 1 year old, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

1913 - She was merely 2 years old when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

1966 - By the time she was 55 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1993 - In the year of Frances L Parker's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Frances L Parker died on May 28, 1993 at 82 years of age. There is no known cause of death. She was born on February 2, 1911. There is no information about Frances's immediate family. We know that Frances L Parker had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.

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