Reginald John Marsden Parker
|Reginald John Marsden Parker|
|8th Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan|
June 22, 1945 – March 23, 1948
|Governor General||The Earl of Athlone
The Viscount Alexander of Tunis
|Preceded by||Thomas Miller|
|Succeeded by||John Uhrich|
|MLA for Pelly|
June 6, 1929 – June 15, 1944
|Preceded by||Charles Tran|
|Succeeded by||Dan Daniels|
|Born||February 7, 1881
|Died||March 23, 1948|
Parker was born in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, the son of John William Parker, and emigrated to Canada in 1898. He worked as a farmhand before establishing a homestead in Togo in what is now Saskatchewan.
In 1904, Parker married Cecilie Margaret Mapleton.
He was re-elected in the 1934 provincial election in which the Liberals took power. Parker was appointed to the provincial cabinet of James Garfield Gardiner as Minister of Municipal Affairs. He served in the portfolio for ten years until the Saskatchewan CCF took power in the 1944 provincial election.
- Parker, Reginald John Marsden, Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
- Normandin, A. L (1937). Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1937.
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