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Parker Griffith

Parker GriffithAKA Rolf Parker Griffith, Jr.

Born: 6-Aug-1942
Birthplace: Shreveport, LA

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Alabama, 2009-11

Military service: US Army Reserve (1970-73)

Physician and state legislator elected to Congress in 2008 as a Democrat, but voted along Republican Party lines on almost every issue, including opposition to 2009 economic stimulus and 2010 health care reform. Publicly questioned the mental stability of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and surprised no-one when he officially branded himself a Republican on 22 December 2009. Defeated in 2010 election and succeeded by Mo Brooks.

[1] Switched from Democratic Party to Republican, 22 December 2009.

Father: Rolf Parker Griffith, Sr. (d.)
Mother: Helen Burford Griffith (d. Nov-2010)
Brother: Thomas Harris Griffith
Brother: Gilbert Burford Griffith
Wife: (div.)
Wife: Virginia (five children)

    University: Loyola University Chicago (attended 1962-64)
    University: BS, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge (1966)
    Medical School: MD, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge (1970)
    Teacher: Math Teacher, T.H. Harris Junior High School

    US Congressman, Alabama 5th (2009-11)
    Alabama State Senate 7th (2006-08)
    Dean for America
    Defend America PAC
    Rotary International

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