February 16, 2014
The Lester Shepherd Parker and Missouri Gordon House stands at 624 E. Capitol Ave. in Jefferson City.
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Landmark home belonged to Lester Parker, whose expert use of inmate labor eventually made him head of prison industries
Lester S. Parker was Missouri's first superintendent of prison-based industry. But he may better be remembered for his artistic works and service through First Baptist Church.
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