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Parker CORNING

(1874-1943)

CORNING, Parker, (grandson of Erastus Corning), a Representative from New York; born in Albany, N.Y., January 22, 1874; attended the public schools, the Boys’ Academy in Albany, and St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H.; was graduated from Yale University in 1895; engaged in the manufacture of steel and woolens; also interested in banking; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-January 3, 1937); was not a candidate for renomination in 1936; resumed his former pursuits; died in Albany, N.Y., May 24, 1943; interment in the Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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