Parrish, Edward J.

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Parrish, Edward J.

Date of birth: 
10.20.1846
Date of death: 
10.22.1920

Merchant, manufacturer, and tobacco company executive, Parrish played a major role in marketing the output of Durham factories on a national and international scale.  He was also a significant landowner, developer, and civic leader in the early decades of the city's growth.

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