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Preston L. Parker

P. L. Parker
Full Name: Preston L. Parker
Birth date: March 1851
Death date: April 12, 1925

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Preston Parker Died at His El Paso Home," 4/24/1925, p. 1. "P.L. (Preston) Parker, former representative from Henderson county . . . served one term in the legislature from Henderson county." Parker's original home was in Walton, in southern Van Zandt county. Canton Herald .
  • Census of 1880 - Preston L. Parker, Van Zandt County, born circa 1851 in Georgia, farmer, spouse Almira C.
    Census of 1900 - Preston L. Parker, Henderson County, born March 1851 in Georgia, farmer, spouse Miram C.
    Census of 1910-1920 - Preston L. Parker, Henderson County, born circa 1851-1852 in Georgia, farmer, spouse Almira C. FamilySearch . 1900 1880
  • 1920 1910
  • Preston L. Parker, age 74; birthplace Texas; death date 4/12/1925 in Alameda Acres, El Paso County; retired farmer, residence and burial in Tyler, Texas [sic]. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Preston L. Parker (1851-1925), burial in Concord Cemetery, Chandler, Henderson County, with Almira G. Parker (1853-1923). Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - P.L. Parker, postoffice Chandler, age 64 (born circa 1851), 63 years in Texas, Democrat, nativity and occupation not listed. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. Henderson County, TXGenWeb Project .

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