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date: 14 October 2019

Paret, Jahail Parmlylocked

(03 October 1870–24 November 1952)
  • Frank V. Phelps

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Paret, Jahail Parmly (03 October 1870–24 November 1952), tennis player, journalist, and author, was born in Bergen Point, New Jersey, the son of Henry Paret, a wealthy clothing merchant, and Anna Elizabeth Parmly, later the editor of Harper’s Handy Book for Girls (1910). Named for his maternal grandfather, Paret so disliked his first name that he constantly reduced it to a first initial and preferred to be called by his middle name. He graduated in 1886 from Grammar School 68 in New York City....

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