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George S. Parker

Parker Brothers

1901 - 1933

Fabricated Goods

1900 b. 1866
male
Personal
Born-Died1866 - 1952
BirthplaceMassachusetts (MA)
RaceWhite
FatherDeceased / Absent
Era - 1900

Designing and selling ""parlor"" or board games since he was seventeen, Parker, along with his brother, founded Parker Brothers, maker of the world's most popular games, including Monopoly. Parker was known for his creativity in designing original games, as well as improving upon existing products, helping to propel his company into Trans-Atlantic success.