United Gas Corporation
Mr. Parkes worked his way through the ranks of the United Gas Corporation, starting with a company subsidiary in 1928. After several promotions, he was named President of United Gas Pipe Line Company and Union Producing Company. He was named to his present position in 1958.
He is a Past President of the American Gas Association, is currently serving as Chairman of the Committee on Natural Gas Reserves of A.G.A., and is active in a number of professional and civic organizations.