J. H. Parker & Sons
The following data is extracted from Baker County, Oregon, Gold Mining History.
A splendid representative of its special line of enterprise is that conducted by J. It. Parker & Sons, livery, board and hack stables. They lover half a block, two stories In height, with accommodations for 125 head of horses, and in fact are the largest stables in Eastern Oregon. They are thoroughly equipped in every way, owning carriages. hulks, and so forth, including it $1200.00 hearse. Special attention is paid to boarders, which are accommodated lit most moderate rates. They also handle hay and grail. owning two ranches in the valley, about eight miles from Baker City, raising hay on one and grain on the other. The firm is composed of J. H. Parker and his sons Carlos and W. H.
T. H. Parker is at native of Canada, but has been located in this country since 1802, successfully following ranching until he went into his present business. He is stock inspector for the county, and cheerfully furnishes information regarding the sheep business to any inquirer
His sons are both good business men, and number their friends by the score.
Source: Baker County, Oregon, Gold Mining History