Salem Notables

Captain John Bertram – Seafarer, merchant and philanthropist. When writing about Mr. Bertram, Ralph D. Paine, author, concluded he “possessed the high qualities of foresight, daring and sagacity…his was a splendid American spirit.” The Ship and Sailors of Old Salem (1912) Born: February 11, 1796; Jersey, Channel Islands Died: March 22, 1882; Salem, MA Parker Brothers – game makers and businessmen. “After all is said and done, games help the world along.” George Parker Founded: 1883; Salem, MA Became a

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