Frank W. Parker served on the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court from 1898 to 1911 and the New Mexico State Supreme Court from 1912 to 1932. He also served as a delegate to the 1910 New Mexico Constitutional Convention. Parker was born October 16, 1860 in Sturgis, Michigan, the son of James W. Parker and Marie A. Thompson. He attended law school at the University of Michigan before moving to Socorro County, New Mexico in 1881. Parker practiced law in Socorro, Dona Ana, and Sierra Counties before he was appointed to the Territorial Supreme Court. He died in Santa Fe on August 3, 1932.
From the guide to the Frank W. Parker Papers, 1880-1933, (New Mexico State Records Center and Archives)