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PARKS (Soundex P620) — See also BARKS, PARK, PARKES, PARKESS, PORCHAS, PRAX, PROUX, PURCHASE, PURCHES, SPARK, SPARKS.

  PARKS: See also Hiram Parks Bell — Theodore Moody Berry — Richard Parks Bland — William Parks Bond — Frank Parks Briggs — Martin Grove Brumbaugh — William Leighton Carss — Clement Cabell Dickinson — Albert Alan Dorsey — Rufus A. Doughton — John M. Dunham — Parks Griffin — Kathryn Ann Bailey Hutchison — Henderson Madison Jacoway — Henry Parks Lay — W. L. Montgomery — John Parks Newsome — A. Parks Rasin — A. Parks Rasin, Jr. — Philander Rathbone — Edgar Parks Rucker — Parks Skelton — Jane Parks Swiss — Arie Parks Taylor — John J. Walsh — Ralph P. Wilson
  Parks, A. H. — of Minonk, Woodford County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Abel B. — of Doddridge County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Doddridge County, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Alan Lee — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Parks, Alexander — of Berkeley County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 13th District, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Alvin, Jr. — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Mayor of East St. Louis, Ill., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Parks, Arthur — of New York. Member of New York state senate Middle District, 1777-88; member of New York council of appointment, 1780. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, B. — of Peekaboo, Anderson County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 9th District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Beaumont (1868-1929) — of Whiting, Lake County, Ind. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 25, 1868. Democrat. Superintendent, Standard Oil refinery; mayor of Whiting, Ind., 1910-13. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi. Died February 25, 1929 (age 60 years, 62 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Parks and Jane Parks; married, October 25, 1892, to Helen M. Ogram (died 1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parks, Bernard C. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004, 2008; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 2005. African ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
  Parks, Beverly S. (born c.1935) — of Granbury, Hood County, Tex. Born about 1935. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Parks, Carolyn DeVore — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Parks, Catherine — of Weston, Campbell County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Parks, Charles A. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Charles D. — of La Junta, Otero County, Colo. Postmaster at La Junta, Colo., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Clifford C. — of Colorado. Colorado state auditor, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, David — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, David — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Member of Nevada state house of representatives 41st District, 1997-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2000. Still living as of 2002.
  Parks, Dewey — of Reinersville, Morgan County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Dexter E. — of Talladega, Talladega County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Drew (b. 1949) — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born December 7, 1949. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Parks, Eddie L. — of Westerville, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Parks, Ernest — of Scottsboro, Jackson County, Ala. Postmaster at Scottsboro, Ala., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Eugene — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Candidate for mayor of Madison, Wis., 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  Parks, F. C. — of Hornersville, Dunklin County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Dunklin County, 1922, 1934, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Father of Paterson: See Henry Barrett Crosby
  Parks, Felix Gilbert (1817-1888) — also known as Felix G. Parks — of Greenwood, Abbeville County (now Greenwood County), S.C. Born August 16, 1817. Democrat. Physician; druggist; postmaster at Greenwood, S.C., 1852-61, 1868-83, 1885-88. Died July 6, 1888 (age 70 years, 325 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Greenwood, S.C.
  Relatives: Married to Sara Elizabeth Quarles (1830-1888); father of Georgia C. Williams (1848?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parks, Frances — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Wyoming, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1973; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Parks, Frank H. — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Mayor of Elmira, N.Y., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Frank W. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Fred C. — of Abingdon, Washington County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Fred W. (1871-1941) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., September 1, 1871. Republican. Member of Colorado state senate, 1898; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1905-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1924. Died in 1941 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Parks, George Alexander (1883-1984) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Denver, Colo., May 29, 1883. Mining engineer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Alaska Territory, 1925-33; vice-president, First National Bank of Juneau. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Juneau, Alaska, May 11, 1984 (age 100 years, 348 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Juneau, Alaska; memorial monument at Newcomb Park, Wasilla, Alaska.
  Relatives: Son of James Parks and Mary Leach (Ferguson) Parks.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parks, George B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, George S. — Member of Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Gerald H. — of Tucker County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Tucker County, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Gorham (1794-1877) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., May 27, 1794. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine 7th District, 1833-37; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1837; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1843-45; U.S. Consul in Rio de Janeiro, as of 1845-49. Died in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 23, 1877 (age 83 years, 180 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parks, Henry G., Jr. (born c.1917) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., about 1917. Democrat. Founder and chairman, H. G. Parks Inc. (meat products); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Virginia Byrd.
  Parks, Henry M. (1860-1921) — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Born in Ohio, 1860. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 11th District, 1916. Died in Superior, Douglas County, Wis., March 26, 1921 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Parks, J. B. — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, James B. — of Richmond, Madison County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, James E. — of Rocky Mount, Nash County, N.C. U.S. Vice Consul in Lille, as of 1924; Luxembourg, as of 1926-29; Paris, as of 1932; U.S. Consul in Panama, 1943-44; Paris, 1944; Le Havre, as of 1949. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, James K. (b. 1881) — of Stone County, Mo. Born in Christian County, Mo., October 21, 1881. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Stone County, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Jennifer — of El Dorado, Union County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Parks, Jerry — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Parks, Jesse — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Parks, John — of Medina, Orleans County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, John B. — of Leechburg, Armstrong County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Leechburg, Pa., 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, John F. — of Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 42nd District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, John F. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Progressive. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 8th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, John G. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Parks, John N. — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Berkeley County, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, John W. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Joseph — of Somerset, Somerset County, Pa. Postmaster at Somerset, Pa., 1801-02. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Joseph — of Minnesota. Independence candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Joseph A. (b. 1877) — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Preston, Lancashire, England, May 2, 1877. Democrat. Insurance agent; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Tenth Bristol District, 1904-06. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Joseph M. — of Carroll County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Carroll County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Kay See Kathryn Ann Bailey Hutchison
  Parks, Kermit Max (born c.1939) — also known as Kermit Parks — of El Dorado, Union County, Ark. Born about 1939. Republican. Chair of Union County Republican Party, 2003; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2004, 2008 (alternate); Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Parks, Kieven — of Tennessee. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 4th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Parks, L. W. — of Tyler County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tyler County, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Lyman S. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Mayor of Grand Rapids, Mich., 1971-75. Still living as of 1976.
  Parks, M. A. — of Brooksville, Noxubee County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Mariana (born c.1949) — of Mercer Island, King County, Wash. Born about 1949. Republican. Political consultant; writer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Parks, Mark Anthony — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Parks, Marvin — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Parks, Mary Lou (b. 1939) — of Detroit east side, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Anderson, Anderson County, S.C., July 24, 1939. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976, 1980, 1984 (alternate), 1988, 2004 (alternate); member of Michigan state house of representatives 3rd District, 1993-98; candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1998. Female. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Still living as of 2004.
  Parks, R. H. — of Iredell County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate, 1840-41, 1852-53, 1856-57 (47th District 1840-41, 45th District 1852-53, 1856-57). Burial location unknown.
  Parks, R. S. — Democrat. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Page & Rappahannock counties, 1901-02; member of Virginia state senate 12th District, 1908-11. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Ralph W. — of Somerset County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Somerset County, 1959-62. Still living as of 1962.
  Parks, Rex A. — of Orange, Orange County, Calif. Mayor of Orange, Calif., 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Parks, Robert — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Robert J. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 2nd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Parks, Ross E. — of Lilly, Day County, S.Dak. Farmer; member of South Dakota state senate, 1901-02, 1911-12 (32nd District 1901-02, 34th District 1911-12). Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Roy C. — of Richmond, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Ruth — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Parks, S. J. — of Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Trumbull, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Samuel (1812-1875) — of Benton County, Mo. Born in Kentucky, 1812. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Benton County, 1875; died in office 1875. Died in Warsaw, Benton County, Mo., January 19, 1875 (age about 62 years). Interment at Warsaw City Cemetery, Warsaw, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parks, Samuel C. — of Lincoln, Logan County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1856; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1868; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 20th District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Samuel J. — of Illinois. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Sheldon W. — U.S. Vice Consul in Buenos Aires, 1942-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Thomas L. — of Baltimore, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore city 4th District, 1908-12. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Tilman Bacon (1872-1950) — also known as Tilman B. Parks — of Hope, Hempstead County, Ark.; Camden, Ouachita County, Ark. Born near Lewisville, Lafayette County, Ark., May 14, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1901-04, 1909-10; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1904; prosecuting attorney; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 7th District, 1921-37. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Elks; Lions. Died in Washington, D.C., February 12, 1950 (age 77 years, 274 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William P. Parks and Mattie (Douglass) Parks; married, March 4, 1897, to Fay Newton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Parks, Tom — of California. Republican. Presidential Elector for California, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, W. B. — of Starke, Bradford County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1932 (alternate), 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Wade R. — of Plains, Sanders County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Walter W. — of Du Quoin, Perry County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Warham — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 13th Circuit, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Wilda — of Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Ore. Mayor of Milwaukie, Ore., 2015-; appointed 2015. Female. Still living as of 2015.
  Parks, Will — of Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, Willard J. — of Cleveland, Bradley County, Tenn. Mayor of Cleveland, Tenn., 1953-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, William — Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan and Ulster counties, 1815-16. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, William C. — of Grayson County, Va. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Grayson County, 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, William E. — of Somerset County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Somerset County, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, William H. — of Marysville, Yuba County, Calif. Republican. Member of California state assembly, 1881-83, 1885-87 (25th District 1881-83, 13th District 1885-87); delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, William T. — of Berrien County, Mich. Progressive. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 2nd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Parks, William V. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1921. Burial location unknown.


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