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Morton Parke Hunter
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Birth: 1876
Bloomington
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1912
Washington City
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Famous banjo player,from a well known Bloomington family, his grandfather was a noted civil war general, Gen. Morton Craig Hunter. Known by his middle name Parke, lived and worked in London UK from 1896 - 1903 as a partner in the internationally famous Mays and Hunter banjo duo. Married Ada Zillah Price in 1899. Died in Washington D.C. at his mother's home, Kilbourne Place, 25th December, 1912. 
 
Burial:
Washington National Cathedral
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
Created by: Richard Ineson
Record added: Apr 12, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127832609
Morton Parke Hunter
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Added by: Curtis Jackson
 
 
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Obit of Parke Hunter:http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/INMONROE/2014-01/1389287410
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 17, 2016
This is a sampling of the music that M P Hunter played in his time.http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/796/autoplay/true
-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 3, 2016
For you, Hunter. I hope you and the gang are still rattling those banjos. Give my regards to the Ideals.
- A Friend
 Added: Jun. 16, 2015
 
 
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