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Kuijk , Andreas Cornelius Van (Parker, Tom; Colonel)

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: Dutch
Categories: Managers


1909 - Born on June 26th in Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Elvis Presley's manager.

1927 - Entered the United States from the Netherlands illegally when he was 18, always claimed his name was Thomas Andrew Parker and he was a West Virginia native.

1948 - Dubbed a colonel by Gov. Jimmy Davis of Louisiana.

1956 - Became Elvis Presley's manager, shortly after having managed to sell his Sun Records contract to RCA for a then unheard $35,000.

1997 - Died on January 21st in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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