William H. ParksUnion
|09-04-1867||Union||Secretary of State||41663||Loss|
Born: May 30, 1824 in Lake Co., Ohio
Married: Annie Wilson (m. 1866)
Children: George Fredric, William Henry, and Emily Hapgood Parks Redington
Died: July 23, 1887 in Marysville, CA
1862: Candidate for Senate President Pro Tem (Lost; 1 to 25)
1860s: Provost Marshal of the Northern District of California.
1881: Speaker, California State Assembly
1885-1886: Speaker, California State Assembly
- Parks is one of two Assemblymembers to serve two separate times as Speaker of the Assembly, serving as the 24th Speaker (1881) and 26th Speaker (1885-1886). The other was Frank L. Coombs.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)