Parker Griffith (R-AL-5)

Parker Griffith, Jr. (R-AL-5)

Rolf Parker “Parker” Griffith, Jr.

Parker Griffith Congressional Candidate Alabama District 5

Biography of Parker Griffith from

a Representative from Alabama

born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., August 6, 1942


  • Loyola University, Chicago, Ill., 1962-1964
  • B.S., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., 1966
  • M.D., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., 1970

United States Army Reserve, 1970-1973


teacher; physician; businessman; real estate developer; unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Huntsville, Ala., in 2004

Member, Alabama state senate, 2006-2008

Elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress

  • Changed from the Democratic to Republican Party on December 22, 2009 (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2011)
  • Unsuccessful candidate for nomination for One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

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