Henry Bradley Parkin 1917-1918
Henry Bradley Parkin was born on November 1871 in Quebec, Canada to John B. and Ann Parkin. He moved and lived in Ontario around 1891.
In the Dawson City Polks Gazetter 1903 Directory, he was listed and his occupation as a miner. In 1904 he entered the United States. On February 8, 1907 Parkin married Edith Walsh in Seattle, Washington. In 1910 Henry and Edith were in Fairbanks, Parkin listed his occupation as a clerk. Their son John B. Parkin was born in 1910 in Alaska.
Parkin was a manager of Waechter Bros., a wholesale and retail store dealing in cured and fresh meats in Fairbanks. He was part of the Alaska Loyal League, a small group of Fairbanks businessmen who were instrumental in supporting early Tanana Valley agriculture and enterprise. Parkin was with Fairbanks Meat Company as a transportation agent.