Parker, Horatio Gilbert George

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Sir (Horatio) Gilbert George Parker, baronet (1860–1932); novelist and politician.

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Sir Gilbert Parker, baronet (1860–1932; Oxford DNB); novelist and politician. Born in Canada, he emigrated to Australia before settling in Britain. Became Conservative MP for Gravesend in 1900. Wrote for the Sydney Morning Herald, becoming associate editor. Also published poetry, plays and novels, primarily about the Canadian north.

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Stoneman, Walter. Portrait of Sir (Horatio) Gilbert George Parker. Bromide Print. James Russell & Sons, c. 1916. NPG Ax39116 © National Portrait Gallery, London. https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw93801/Sir-Horatio-Gilbert-George-Parker-1st-Bt.

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“Parker, Horatio Gilbert George,” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed July 23, 2024, https://historysoa.com/people/Parker-Horatio-Gilbert-George.

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