John M. Parker (New York politician)
John Mason Parker (June 14, 1805 – December 16, 1873) was an American Congressman from New York's 27th congressional district.
John M. Parker was born in Granville, New York on June 14, 1805. He attended Granville Academy and Castleton Seminary, graduated from Middlebury College in 1828, studied law, and began a practice in Owego, New York in 1833.
Parker was not a candidate for renomination in 1858. In 1859 he became a Justice of the New York Supreme Court, where he served until his death. During his time on the bench, Parker also at as a Judge on the New York Court of Appeals.
He died in Owego on December 16, 1873 and was buried in Owego's Evergreen Cemetery.
- Middlebury College, Catalogue of Officers and Students of Middlebury College, 1917, page 85
- Everts & Ensign, History of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins, and Schuyler Counties, New York, 1879, page 180
- Cornell University, The Ten-year Book of Cornell University, 1878, page 8
- John M. Parker at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- John M. Parker at Find a Grave
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