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Homer Cling Parker

Homer Cling Parker (September 25, 1885 - June 22, 1946) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

Born in Baxley, Georgia, Parker attended the public schools. He graduated from Statesboro High School, Statesboro, Georgia,1904. He graduated from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1908. He was in the United States Army from 1917 to 1922. He was a lawyer in private practice. He served as solicitor of the city court from 1914 to 1917. He served as mayor of Statesboro, Georgia from 1924 to 1927. He was appointed adjutant general of Georgia from 1927 to 1931. Georgia National Guard from 1927 to 1931.

Parker was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Charles G. Edwards. He was reelected to the Seventy-third Congress (September 9, 1931-January 3, 1935). He served as chair of the Committee on Elections No. 1 (Seventy-third Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1934. He was appointed comptroller general of Georgia,1936-1937.

Parker was elected comptroller general of Georgia from 1940 to 1946. He died on June 22, 1946, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was interred in East Side Cemetery, Statesboro, Georgia.

Preceded by
Charles G. Edwards
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 1st congressional district

September 9, 1931 - January 2, 1935
Succeeded by
Hugh Peterson

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