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 Carroll Wilmot Parcher

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Carroll Wilmot Parcher

Birth
Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 31 Mar 1992 (aged 88)
Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section M, Lot 501, Grave 9
Memorial ID 47544449 View Source
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Carroll W. Parcher Carroll Wilmot Parcher (1903-1992) — also known as Carroll W. Parcher; "Mr. Glendale" — of Tujunga, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 13, 1903. Republican. Newspaper editor-publisher, columnist; candidate in primary for California state assembly, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952, 1956 (alternate); mayor of Glendale, Calif., 1977-78, 1979-81, 1984-85. Member, Native Sons of the Golden West; Sigma Delta Chi; Kiwanis. Parcher Plaza, in the Glendale Civic Center, is named for him. Died, of cancer, in Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 31, 1992 (age 88 years, 200 days). Interment at Grand View Memorial Park.

Carroll W. Parcher, editor and publisher of the Glendale News-Press for 25 years and a four-time Glendale mayor, died of cancer Tuesday. He was 88 and died in Glendale, a city founded by his father, Wilmot.

Carroll Parcher, who wrote a column about life in his native city from 1939 until 1988, came to be known as "Mr. Glendale." He also served on the City Council.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Glendale First United Methodist Church.


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  • Added: 3 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 47544449
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/47544449/carroll-wilmot-parcher : accessed ), memorial page for Carroll Wilmot Parcher (13 Sep 1903–31 Mar 1992), Find a Grave Memorial ID 47544449, citing Grand View Memorial Park and Crematory, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by GVMP Vols (contributor 47223172) .