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Louis Alexander Parker, American clergyman. Decorated Cross of Knight of Order George I (Greek); recipient letters of commendation by ecumenical patriarch Meletios IV for assisting Greek refugees. Delaware to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1910.


Parker, Louis Alexander was born on June 29, 1887 in Goliad, Texas, United States. Son of Louis Alexander and Anna Belle (Burriss) Parker.


Student General Theological Seminary, 1914-1916, University of Chicago, 1917, National Biblical Seminary (New York), 1928. Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1929, A.M., 1932.


Ordained deacon, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1916, priest, 1921. Pastor St. Ambrose Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois, 1917-1918, Trinity Parish, Victoria, Texas, 1919-1921, St. Agnes Chapel, Trinity Parish, New York City, 1924-1926, St. Simon’s Parish, Brooklyn, New York, 1928-1934, St. Andrew’s Church, Nogales, Arizona, 1935-1938. Rector—Old—St. John’s Parish, Kingsville, Baltimore County, Maryland., 1938-1945 (Baltimore County oldest parish, dating from 1680).

Resigned May 1945, to take up war work. Appointed staff officer, United Service Organizations, Richmond, Virginia, in charge of religious and educational activities. Rector of All Saints Parish, San Benito, Texas till 1951.

Rector —Old Saint Anna’s Church since 1951.


Served as private 416th Railway Battalion, Signal corpus, United States army, 1918, sergeant and unofficial battalion chapplain, 1918-1919. Member American Legion, Veterans 7th New York National Guard, Kappa Phi Kappa, Alpha Omicron.


Married Mistress; children: Mary Lou, Judith Ann (deceased).

Louis Alexander Parker

Anna Belle (Burriss) Parker


Mary Lou Parker

Judith Ann Parker (deceased)