Captain Ed Parker

Died aged c. 87

Captain Ed Parker, born in 1912, was one of the early founders of the seafood industry, of primary importance to the city of Parker. Orphaned at the age of eight, he eventually became captain of a fishing boat, The Friendship. He was also an environmentalist. He was a powerful role model for the hundreds of men who served as deckhands on his boat. Captain Ed Parker died in 1999.


Edmund Kealoha Parker (March 19, 1931 – December 15, 1990) was an American martial artist, Senior Grandmaster, and founder of American Kenpo Karate.

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Captain Ed Parker

Captain Ed Parker [full inscription unknown]

Parker City Hall, 1001 West Park Street, Parker, FL, United States where they was