Ely Parker

Colonel Ely S. Parker wearing the
Ely Parker

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Ely Parker

  • Ely Parker was a Seneca Indian leader, engineer, adjutant and secretary to Ulysses S. Grant, and in the post-war administration of President Grant, the United States' first Native-American Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Last updated: June 1, 2018

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