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P. L. Parker Preston Lorenzo Parker
Full Name: Preston Lorenzo Parker
Date of birth: March 1851
Date of death: April 12, 1925

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Chandler / Henderson   Henderson, Smith
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • 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.
  • Other Resources
  • 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. 1880 1900 1910 1920
  • Preston L. Parker, birth date unknown, age 74, death date 4/12/1925 in El Paso, retired farmer, residence and burial in Tyler, Texas [sic]; attached to Preston Lorenzo Parker (1851-1925). 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.
  • 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. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. P. L. Parker, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Liquor Traffic  
    Revenue and Taxation (Vice Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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