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Parker Griffith
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Alabama, District 5
Prior offices
U.S. House, Alabama
Bachelor'sLouisiana State University, 1970
M.D.Louisiana State University Medical School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army Reserves
Date of birthAugust 6, 1942
Place of birthShreveport, LA
Parker Griffith (b. August 6, 1942) was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 5th Congressional District of Alabama. He formerly served in the Alabama State Senate and U.S. House.


Griffith earned his BS from Louisiana State University in 1970. He went on to receive his MD from Louisiana State University Medical School. He formerly served in the United States Army Reserves in the Medical Unit. He has worked as a math teacher, radiation oncologist, and businessman, but he is now retired.



See also: Alabama's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

Griffith ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Alabama's 5th District. He was defeated by incumbent Mo Brooks in the Republican primary on March 13.

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMo Brooks Incumbent 70.9% 65,155
Parker Griffith 29.1% 26,693
Total Votes 91,848


Griffith and his wife, Virginia, have five children.

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