10/26/1799 - 05/20/1883

PARKE, Robert, a Representative from Chester County; born, October 26, 1799 in Pennsylvania; farmer; elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1842, 1843 and 1844; appointed, associate judge, Chester County (1856-1858); elected, associate judge, Chester County (1858-1863); director, First National Bank of West Chester (1864); president, The Parkesburg Bank (1869-1873); director, The Parkesburg Bank (1869-1880); director, The Parkesburg National Bank (1880-1883); died, May 20, 1883 in Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Sadbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

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