Richard Elliot Parker, from Clarke County, April 10, 1837-September 10, 1840
Born December 27, 1783, in Westmoreland County
Died September 10, 1840, in Loudoun County
Elected by the General Assembly on February 9, 1837, to fill the vacancy created by the death of Dabney Carr, and began his service on April 10, 1837. Service terminated by death.
Other judicial service:
Judge, General Court, 1817-1836
Judge, Law and Chancery Court, 1831-1836
Washington College, graduated in 1803
Studied law with his grandfather, Judge Richard Parker, in Westmoreland County
Private practice in Westmoreland County, 1804-1836, circa
State delegate, 1807-1809
U.S. senator, 1836-1837
War of 1812
Elected, 35 Va., iii; died, 38 Va., iii; birth, education, military service, career, and image of portrait, “Richard Elliott Parker (1783-1840),” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present, retrieved from http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000069 on February 12, 2014; see also the Catalog of American Portraits, reference number NY990445, retrieved from http://npgportraits.si.edu/emuseumnpg/code/emuseum.asp?page=search_basic&profile=cap on February 12, 2014.