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I.D. Parker Isaac Duke Parker
Full Name: Isaac Duke Parker
Date of birth: October 23, 1821
Date of death: October 28, 1902

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 34 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Birdville / Tarrant   Tarrant

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Birdville post office closed in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(4) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketches of Isaac Parker (born 4/7/1793) and Isaac Duke Parker (born 10/23/1821), pp. 290-291. Relatives: Isaac Parker, father; Isaac Duke Parker, son. The Encyclopedia of the New West, 1881.
  • Photo and biographical information, "Brave Pioneers Who Blazed the Way for Tarrant's Present Greatness," 12/15/1912, Part Four, p. 1. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Isaac Duke Parker, pp. 324-326. Born 10/23/1821 in Crawford County, Illinois. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Obituary, "The Texas Death Roll: Isaac Duke Parker Dead Near Fort Worth: Was One of the First Legislators Sent from Tarrant County—Uncle of Cynthia Ann Parker," The Houston Daily Post, 10/29/1902, p. 5. Death date 10/28/1902. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, Isaac Duke Parker, p. 43. Year Book for Texas, Volume II, 1903.
  • Military Service Notes
  • "I.D. Parker, born in Illinois, Crawford county, enlisted in the Confederate service at Dallas, Tex., in 1864, Gano Guards, Captain Welch, was in the battles of Diamond Grove, Flat Rock and Cabin Creek, was attached to Col. Pete Harrison's regiment early in 1863, then to Harrison's brigade." "The Confederate Veterans . . . Resolutions Committee: Made Report on Death of Comrade Isaac D. Parker . . . ," 11/17/1902, p. 4. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Confederate States Army. Isaac Duke Parker, Civil War Veterans of Northeast Tarrant County. Compiled by Michael Patterson, Copyright 2008-2012. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Isac Duke Parker, Tarrant County, age 58, born circa 1822 in Illinois, farmer, wife Mary.
    Census of 1900 - Isaac D. Parker, Tarrant County, age 79, born October 1821 in Illinois, farmer, wife J. Parker. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Isaac Duke Parker, birth date 10/23/1821, death date 10/28/1902, burial in Parker Cemetery, Hurst, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. I.D. Parker, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufacture  
    Irrigation  
    Public Debt  
    Town and City Corporations  
     

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