Robert Parker, Baron Parker of Waddington
Robert John Parker, Baron Parker of Waddington in the County of Yorkshire PC (25 February 1857 – 12 July 1918) was a British judge and barrister.
The son of the Reverend Richard Parker was born at Claxby Rectory, Alford. He was educated at Eton College, as a pupil of Oscar Browning, and at King's College, Cambridge. Parker was called to the Bar in 1883. From 1903 to 1906, he was junior counsel to the Treasury, becoming a bencher afterwards.
He was appointed Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in 1913 and on appointment he became a Law life peer as Baron Parker of Waddington, of Waddington in the County of Yorkshire. He died in Haslemere, Surrey at the age of sixty-one.
- "Parker, Robert John (PRKR876RJ)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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