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James Edmund Parker
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Birth: 1896
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1946, Taiwan

Major General James Edmund Parker died in an airplane crash in Formosa. Today, Formosa is known as Taiwan.

At the time of his death, commander of the Twentieth Air Force.

Son of William Edward and Margaret Parker of Calhoun County, Alabama. William Edward served as a Sheriff in Calhoun County.

Graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1918.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William E Parker (1876 - 1949)
  Margaret D Parker (1878 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence A Parker (1898 - 1973)
 
 Children:
  Shirley Parker Kalteyer (1928 - 1984)*
  James Edmund Parker (1931 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Edmund Parker (1896 - 1946)
  Ethel Parker Grogan (1897 - 1980)*
  Elizabeth Parker Shipman (1900 - 1990)*
  John Spencer Parker (1901 - 1971)*
  Harry S Parker (1914 - 1949)*
  Christine Parker Hayes (1915 - 1978)*
  N Newell Parker (1916 - 1918)*
  Gerald Hugh Parker (1921 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from Alabama.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Section A Row 7 Plot 176
 
Maintained by: CynC
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56777088
James Edmund Parker
Added by: South Africa War Graves Project
 
James Edmund Parker
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Added by: Paul Hyde Schott
 
 
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- CynC
 Added: Dec. 18, 2012
Pilot of U.S. Army Air Corps B-17G Flying Fortress #44-83779. Crashed at Hokuseikiko, Formosa due to bad weather. Col. George V. Holloman was a passenger also killed in this crash.
- Tim Cook
 Added: Nov. 26, 2012
Thank you for your great service in preserving our country's freedom. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jan. 5, 2011
 
 
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