Richard Elliot Parker Edit Profile
Attended Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), 1800-1803. Studied law.
Admitted to Virginia bar, 1804. Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1807-1809. Served as lieutenant colonel, later colonel 35th Virginia Regiment, 1812-1814.
Judge General Court Virginia, 1817-1836. 1st judge Court Law and Chancery of Frederick County (Virginia), 1831. Member United States Senate from Virginia, December 12, 1836-March 13, 1837.
Associate judge Virginia Supreme Court of the Appeals, 1837-1840. Declined appointment as United State Attorneys general by President Van Buren, 1840.
Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1807-1809. Member United States Senate from Virginia, December 12, 1836-March 13, 1837.
Married Elizabeth Foushee, at least 1 son, Richard.