Rade Wayne Parker Sr.

Male4 December 1904–14 April 1960

Brief Life History of Rade Wayne

When Rade Wayne Parker Sr. was born on 4 December 1904, in Mount Enterprise, Rusk, Texas, United States, his father, Marion Woodward Parker, was 31 and his mother, Della Anderson, was 26. He married Margaret Keith Cauble on 4 July 1935, in Montague, Texas, United States. He lived in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1940 and Henderson, Texas, United States in 1960. He died on 14 April 1960, in Henderson, Rusk, Republic of Texas, at the age of 55, and was buried in Henderson, Rusk, Republic of Texas.

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Rade Wayne Parker Sr.
Margaret Keith Cauble
Marriage: 4 July 1935

Sources (13)

  • Rade Parker in household of Dellar Parker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rade Parker, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Rade Parker, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1935Montague, Texas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

    Age 1

    Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 15

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.

    Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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