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Parker Brothers, Inc

LC control no.n 50074920
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingParker Brothers, Inc.
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See alsoFounder: Parker, Geo. S. (George Swinnerton), 1866-
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Hierarchical superior: General Mills, Inc.
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Mergee: Kenner Products (Firm)
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Product of merger: Kenner Parker Toys, Inc.
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Other standard no.127814405
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedSalem (Mass.) Beverly (Mass.)
Field of activityToys Board games Monopoly (Game)
AffiliationGeneral Mills, Inc.
Found inIts 75 years of fun, 1958.
The great American flag game, c1940: game board (Parker Brothers, Inc.; Salem, Massachusetts, New York, Chicago)
Wikipedia website, viewed July 18, 2019: Parker Brothers page (Parker Brothers; American toy and game manufacturer; founded in 1883 in Salem, Massachusetts by George S. Parker as the George S. Parker Company [no publications in LC database]; when George's brother Charles joined the business in 1888, the company's name was changed to Parker Brothers; later relocated to Beverly, Massachusetts; released a new board game called Monopoly during the great depression; in 1968 Parker Brothers was acquired by General Mills and became their subsidiary; in 1985 General Mills merged the company with their subsidiary Kenner Products for form Kenner Parker Toys Inc.)
Associated languageeng