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PARKER (Soundex P626) — See also BARKER, HARKER, KARKER, KRAPER, MARKER, MARKERT, PARCHER, PARER, PARK, PARKE, PARKERORPORTER, PARKERSON, PARKES, PARKESS, PARKET, PARKEY, PIRCHER, PORCARI, PORCARO, PORCHER, PREACHER, PURUCKER, SMITH-PARKER, VANDERWARKER, VARKER.

  Parker, O. Roy See Otey Roy Parker
  Parker, Orrin Hale — also known as Orrin H. Parker — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1942; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 45th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Osmer H. — Republican. South Dakota commissioner of school and public lands, 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Otey Roy (1902-1991) — also known as O. Roy Parker — of Union, Monroe County, W.Va. Born in Wayside, Monroe County, W.Va., March 15, 1902. Democrat. School principal; farmer; member of West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1955-66. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Rotary; Ruritan. Died March 1, 1991 (age 88 years, 351 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of O. B. Parker and Martha (Nelson) Parker; married, June 4, 1932, to Margaret Julia Oxley; father of Frederick L. Parker (1939-).
  Parker, Patricia Jean — also known as Patricia Parker — of California. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 30th District, 1996, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Parker, Patsy Boyd — of Opelika, Lee County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1996, 2000; chair of Lee County Democratic Party, 2003. Female. Still living as of 2003.
  Parker, Patt — of Dunkirk, Calvert County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Parker, Paul J. (b. 1909) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in 1909. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1957-60; defeated in primary, 1964. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Paul Michael (b. 1949) — also known as Mike Parker — of Mississippi. Born in Laurel, Jones County, Miss., October 31, 1949. U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1989-99; Republican candidate for Governor of Mississippi, 2000. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2002.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Parker, Peter (1804-1888) — of Massachusetts. Born in Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass., June 18, 1804. Physician; minister; U.S. Diplomatic Commissioner to China, 1855-57. Died in Washington, D.C., January 10, 1888 (age 83 years, 206 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Parker (1764-1826) and Catherine (Murdock) Parker (1765-1836); married to Harriet Colby Webster (1818-1896).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parker, Peter — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 7th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Parker, Peter S. — Delaware state treasurer, 1835-39. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Pliny — of Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hebron, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Prentiss See W. Prentiss Parker
  Parker, Quanah — Libertarian. Candidate for justice of Texas state supreme court, 2002; candidate for Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 2004, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Parker, R. D. — of Grayslake, Lake County, Ill. Postmaster at Grayslake, Ill., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, R. H. — of Bay City, Matagorda County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Parker, R. Hunt See Robert Hunt Parker
  Parker, R. N. — of Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Ala. Postmaster at Alexander City, Ala., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, R. R. — of Farmersville, Collin County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, R. R. — of Virginia. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Ralph B. — of Wells, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Wells, Maine, 1931. Burial location unknown.
Ralph J. Parker Parker, Ralph J. (b. 1867) — of Spring Valley, Fillmore County, Minn. Born in Mower County, Minn., 1867. Lawyer; Fillmore County Attorney, 1903; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1915-22; Speaker of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Parker, Ralph L. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Guilford, Connecticut, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Raphael C. E. — of Prince George's County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Prince George's County, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Ray See A. Ray Parker
  Parker, Ray F. — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Dearborn, Mich., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Raymond — of Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Mich. Mayor of Sturgis, Mich., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Raymond C. — of Kearny, Hudson County, N.J. American candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972; American candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 30th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Parker, Reuben — of Liberty (now Bedford), Bedford County, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Liberty, Va., 1833-58. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Richard (1810-1893) — of Virginia. Born in Richmond, Va., December 22, 1810. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Virginia 10th District, 1849-51. Died in Winchester, Va., November 10, 1893 (age 82 years, 323 days). Interment at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Evelina T. Moss (1821-1887).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parker, Richard B. — of Ocean County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Richard Bordeaux (1923-2011) — also known as Richard B. Parker — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Born, of American parents, in Philippines, July 3, 1923. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, 1974-77; Lebanon, 1977; Morocco, 1978-79. Died January 7, 2011 (age 87 years, 188 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Jeanne Jaccard.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Parker, Richard E. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Richard Elliott (1783-1840) — of Virginia. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., December 27, 1783. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1820; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1836-37. Died in Loudoun County, Va., September 10, 1840 (age 56 years, 258 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Richmond County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Parker, Richard W. — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Mayor of Coronado, Calif., 1971-72. Still living as of 1972.
  Parker, Richard Wayne (1848-1923) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., August 6, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1885-86; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1895-1911, 1914-19, 1921-23 (6th District 1895-1903, 7th District 1903-09, 13th District 1909-11, 9th District 1914-19, 1921-23); defeated, 1892, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920. Died in Paris, France, November 28, 1923 (age 75 years, 114 days). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard, Perth Amboy, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Cortlandt Parker and Elizabeth (Stites) Parker; brother of Charles Wolcott Parker (1862-1948); married 1883 to Eleanor K. Gordon; grandson of James Parker.
  Political family: Parker family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parker, Robert — of Sandyville, Jackson County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Jackson County Democratic Party, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Parker, Robert — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state senate 2nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Parker, Robert C. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Mayor-commissioner of Tallahassee, Florida, 1949-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Robert E. — of Livingston County, Mich. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 44th Circuit, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Parker, Robert Hunt (1892-1969) — also known as R. Hunt Parker — of Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, N.C. Born in Enfield, Halifax County, N.C., February 15, 1892. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1923-24; superior court judge in North Carolina 3rd District, 1932-52; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1952-66; chief justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1966-69; died in office 1969. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died November 10, 1969 (age 77 years, 268 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Enfield, N.C.
  Parker, Robert L. — of Paris, Lamar County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Parker, Robert Randolph — Member of Virginia state senate 17th District, 1936-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Robert S. — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Republican. Circuit judge in Ohio 6th Circuit, 1897-1911. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Robert V. — of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Naugatuck, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Rodney — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Parker, Rose Conway — also known as Rose Conway — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Ross — of Michigan. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1993. Still living as of 1993.
  Parker, Roy See J. Roy Parker
  Parker, Roy See Otey Roy Parker
  Parker, Roy F. — of Attalla, Etowah County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1944, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parker, Rudolph — also known as Rudy Parker — of Perry, Taylor County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996, 2000, 2004 (alternate), 2008; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1996; vice-chair of Florida Democratic Party, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Parker, Rudy See Rudolph Parker


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