John Mason Parker served in 1867. Born in Granville, Washington County, N.Y., Jun. 15, 1805. Middlebury College graduate, 1828. Representative (Whig) to Congress, 1855-1856; Republican, 1857-1858. State supreme court, sixth judicial district, 1859-1873. Died in Owego, Tioga County, N.Y., Dec. 16, 1873. Internment at Evergreen Cemetery, Owego. See http://bioguide.congress.gov.
This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.