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Oral history interview with George Parker 2001

Parker, George, interviewee

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Summary

  • Interview conducted by Wisconsin State Archivist Peter Gottlieb with Parker, retired CEO of Parker Pen Company of Janesville (Wis.) and grandson of the company founder, George S. Parker. Topics covered include the history of the company, Parker's positions within the company, various marketing and advertising strategies, company innovations and the success or failure of various models, and the direction of the company after his retirement in 1986.

Notes

  • Presented by George Parker, Janesville, Wis., 2001.