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Former Rep. Parker Griffith

Republican  •  Alabama 1 Terms  •  Sworn In 2009

Griffith was born August 6, 1942 in Shreveport, La. He and his wife, Virginia, have five children and ten grandchildren. Griffith taught middle-school math before going to medical school at Louisiana State University, and he later became the first Board Certified Radiation Oncologist in Alabama. In 2004, he ran against the incumbent mayor of Hunstville, Ala., and lost. He ran for the State Senate in 2006 and served there until retiring after he had won the 2008 race for Alabama's Fifth Congressional District.<ref name="Alabama State Legislature">Alabama State Legislature infopage on Parker Griffith</ref> Read More...

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