Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Parker, John

Parker, John, a Delegate from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., June 24, 1759; attended school in Charleston, S.C., and later in England; was graduated from the Middle Temple, London, England; returned to South Carolina; was admitted to the bar in 1785 and commenced practice inCharleston, S.C.; also engaged in the cultivation of rice on his plantation near there; Member of the Continental Congress 1786-1788; resided at Charleston and also on his estates, "Hayes" and "Cedar Grove," and engaged in their cultivation; was also employed as executor in the management of large rice estates; died near Charleston, S.C., April 20, 1832; interment in the family burying ground on the "Hayes" estate in St. James’ Parish, Goose Creek, near Charleston, S.C.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Parker, John," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1650 1651. Original Sources, accessed October 5, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WC2EDNZBEVJYY2.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Parker, John." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1650, page 1651. Original Sources. 5 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WC2EDNZBEVJYY2.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Parker, John' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1650, pp.1651. Original Sources, retrieved 5 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WC2EDNZBEVJYY2.