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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Carnaby Parker (1877-?)

Druggist, stationer.

Born at Grimston Garth, Yorkshire, England on 30 August 1877, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parker, he was educated at the Perth (Ontario) Public School, Manitou High School, Winnipeg Normal School, and Manitoba College of Pharmacy. He taught school from 1895 to 1903, and principal of Baldur, Manitoba from 1899 to 1900. He taught in home school from 1900 to 1903. He studied pharmacy under R. W. McClung of Manitou, graduating in 1907. He purchased the McClung business. In 1909 he was a founding member of the Manitoba Association of Optometrists.

On 16 June 1909, he married Anna Sophia Johanneson. They had one son and three daughters. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the local Boy Scouts, and Secretary of the IOOF. He played football with Manitou for many years. Presbyterian. He was a member of the Manitoba Pharmaceutical Society. Address: Manitou, Manitoba.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 May 2011

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