George S. Parker

Birth Name:
George Swinnerton Parker
Birth Date:
December 12, 1866
Birth Place:
Salem, MA
Death Date:
September 26, 1952
Place of Death:
Boston, Massachusetts
Cause of Death:
Natural Causes
Cemetery Name:
Harmony Grove Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Business and Finance
Founder of the game company Parker Brothers, Inc which produced a multitude of card and board games including Monopoly, Clue, Sorry!, Risk, Trivial Pursuit, and the notorious paranormal-oriented Ouija board. Despite popular opinion, George Parker did not invent Monopoly although it is often attributed to him.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Harmony Grove Cemetery

30 Grove Street

Salem, Massachusetts, 01970


North America


Grave Location:

On Tulip Path off Yew Avenue

Grave Location Description

Park at the corner of Greenwood, Sylvan and Mulberry Avenue. Walk up the hill and the monument will be at the top facing Yew Avenue.

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