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Lawyer

Joseph Orville Parker, American lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1935, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1947. With United States Navy, 1944. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Harvard Law School Association, National Grange, Bohlen Law Club, National Lawyers Club, Capitol Hill Club, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Parker, Joseph Orville was born on December 11, 1908 in Pratt, Kansas, United States. Son of Jackson O. and Louise (Fritsche) Parker.

Education

Student, Southwestern College, 1928. Bachelor of Arts Kansas, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1934.

Career

Private practice, Pratt, 1935-1936;attorney, Office Solicitor, Department Agriculture, Washington, 1936-1944;director marketing investigation and counsel, Committee on Agriculture, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1945-1946;general counsel, Committee on Agriculture, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1947-1951;associate firm, L. Alton Denslow Law Offices, Washington, 1951-1971;member, United States International Trade Commission, Washington, 1971-1991;vice-chairman, United States International Trade Commission, Washington, 1971-1975, 76-78;chairman, United States International Trade Commission, Washington, 1978-1980;of counsel, Curtis Mallet Prevost Colt & Mosle, Washington, 1981-1991. Senior consultant Select Committee on Foreign Aid, United States House of Representatives, 1947. Advisory Presidential Commision on Industrial Use of Agricultural Commodities, 1956-1957.

United States delegate Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations), Rome, 1955. Chairman international trade development board Institute American Poultry Industries, 1956-1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kansas 1935, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1947.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1944. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Harvard Law School Association, National Grange, Bohlen Law Club, National Lawyers Club, Capitol Hill Club, Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Mary Louise Klose Parker, April 1, 1936. 1 child, Dorothy Louise Parker Johnson.

father:
Jackson O. Parker

mother:
Louise (Fritsche) Parker

spouse:
Mary Louise Klose Parker

child:
Dorothy Louise Parker Johnson Parker