Leslie James Parker (1893 - 1949)

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Leslie James Parker
1893 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Leslie James Parker was born in 1893. He was born to Parker William Parker and Mary Young Parker, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Wbee, Australia at 56 years old.


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Parker William Parker

Wbee, Australia
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Wbee, Australia


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Leslie James Parker died in 1949 in Wbee, Australia at age 56. He was born in 1893. He was born to Parker William Parker and Mary Young Parker, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1893, in the year that Leslie James Parker was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1902, when he was merely 9 years old, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1924, at the age of 31 years old, Leslie was alive when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1934, when he was 41 years old, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1949, in the year of Leslie James Parker's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Leslie Walter Grosvenor Parker
around 1895 - Jul 20, 1917
Leslie Rowland Parker
around 1898 - Sep 29, 1918
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Died: Oct 13, 1944
Leslie Norman John Parker
around 1917 - Mar 22, 1945
Leslie Kennedy Timewell Parker
around 1913 - Feb 20, 1944
Leslie John Parker
around 1913 - Nov 19, 1941
Leslie James Parker
around 1918 - Apr 26, 1941
Leslie Hunter Parker
around 1897 - Jun 14, 1917
Leslie Frank Parker
around 1893 - Oct 2, 1916
Leslie Arthur Parker
around 1916 - Aug 12, 1944
Leslie Alfred Parker
around 1915 - Mar 13, 1943
Leslie Albert Parker
around 1926 - Jan 15, 1946
Leslie Parker
Died: Jun 27, 1943
Leslie Parker
around 1913 - Aug 6, 1943
Leslie Parker
around 1894 - Nov 11, 1914
Leslie Parker
around 1892 - Aug 6, 1918
Leslie D Parker
Born: around 1911
New York, United States
Leslie W Parker
Born: around 1919
New York, United States
Leslie T Parker
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Leslie A Parker
Born: around 1923
Texas, United States

Other Parkers

Parker William Parker

Wbee, Australia
Mary Young Parker

Wbee, Australia
Floris Alice Isabel Parker
1885 - 1949
Ararat, Australia
Catherine Elizabeth Parker
1868 - 1949
Murch, Australia
Aitken Alex Parker

Murch, Australia
Catherine Anderson Parker

Murch, Australia
Thomas Joseph Parker
1881 - 1949
Dromana, Australia
Parker William Parker

Dromana, Australia
Hannah Paine Parker

Dromana, Australia
William Parker
1875 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Parker James Parker

Geelong, Australia
Jane Pigdon Parker

Geelong, Australia
Reuben George Parker
1888 - 1949
Tatura, Australia
Parker William James Parker

Tatura, Australia
Edith May Parker
1900 - 1950
Tbury, Australia
Gardiner David John Parker

Tbury, Australia
Mary Ellen Patullo Parker

Tbury, Australia
Mona Evelyn Parker
1889 - 1950
Al Pk, Australia
Mcard Edwin Parker

Al Pk, Australia

Other Bios

Parker William Parker

Wbee, Australia
Mary Young Parker

Wbee, Australia
Alb John Newport
1874 - 1949
Whittlesea, Australia
Newport Henry Newport

Whittlesea, Australia
Mary Ann Packer Newport

Whittlesea, Australia
Elizabeth Margaret Cotchin
1887 - 1949
Whittlesea, Australia
Cotchin Donald Shaw Cotchin

Whittlesea, Australia
Rebecca Wiggins Cotchin

Whittlesea, Australia
Charles Henry Hewitt
1876 - 1949
Willaura, Australia
Hewitt George Hewitt

Willaura, Australia
Anne Machin Lamb Hewitt

Willaura, Australia
James John Harlock
1880 - 1949
Willaura, Australia
Harlock John Harlock

Willaura, Australia
Elizabeth Mary Ring Harlock

Willaura, Australia
James Shalders
1888 - 1949
Willaura, Australia
Shalders Henry Horace Shalders

Willaura, Australia
John Alf Walter Patterson
1883 - 1949
Willaura, Australia
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