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 Alanson Williston Parkes, Jr

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Alanson Williston Parkes, Jr

  • Birth 24 Dec 1899 Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 31 May 1968 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Memorial ID 115898404

Alanson Williston Parkes, Jr was credited with contributing many developments of airborne electronic equipment. In 1928 he directed the final test of the radio receiving equipment on a plane used by Admiral Byrd on his Antarctic Expedition. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Clark University in 1922, taught Physics at Lafayette College and Harvard. He received his MS in Physics from Harvard. Most important to me, he was my grandfather.


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  • Created by: bluelady
  • Added: 22 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115898404
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alanson Williston Parkes, Jr (24 Dec 1899–31 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115898404, ; Maintained by bluelady (contributor 47146093) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.