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William Lafayette Parker

William Lafayette Parker, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1969. Member of American Bar Association, International Association Chiefs Police, Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association.

Background

  • Parker, William Lafayette was born on February 22, 1935 in Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States. Son of William Lafayette and Annie Deery (Lee) Parker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1957. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1969. Master of Laws, University Texas, 1970.

    Career

    • Police legal advisor Metropolitan Police Department, Nashville, since 1971. Served to lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1957-1959.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Tennessee 1969.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Politics

    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    In a society where self-interest, acquisitiveness and individual happiness are often seen as the over-riding interests, the Church, and Christians within it, are called to witness meanings, values and purposes beyond ourselves.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, International Association Chiefs Police, Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Evelyn Newton Parker, August 16, 1963 (divorced 1980). Children: Will, Ellen, Jeffrey, David, Anne.
    • father: William Lafayette Parker
    • mother: Annie Deery (Lee) Parker
    • spouse: Evelyn Newton Parker
    • children: Will Parker
    • Ellen Parker
    • Jeffrey Parker
    • David Parker
    • Anne Parker
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    Born February 22, 1935
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