1809–1864

August 14, 1809, Dem­er­ara, Brit­ish Gui­a­na.

Sep­tember 12, 1864, Man­hat­tan, New York..

Wood­lawn Cem­e­te­ry, Bronx, New York.

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Park was the son of Parke Ben­ja­min, and hus­band of Ma­ry Bow­er Wes­tern.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Trin­i­ty Col­lege, Hart­ford, Con­nec­ti­cut. He prac­ticed law in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts, but aban­doned it for ed­it­or­ial and lit­er­ary work there and lat­er in New York.

  1. I Am Not Old, Though Years Have Cast
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