Henry M., eldest son of Hiram Taft and Mary (Gates) Parmele, was born in January. 1865. He was educated at Canandaigua Academy. He entered the bank of Hamlin & Steele, East Bloomfield, 1884. In 1886 he was made member of firm of bankers, Hamlin & Company, other members of firm being Henry W. Hamlin and John S. Hamlin; this firm was continued until July 1, 1911, when the business was merged into The Hamlin National Bank with Henry M. Parmele as president. He is vice-president of the Locke Insulator Manufacturing Company of Victor, New York, capital, $3,50,000; vice-president of the Citizens Bank of Penn Yan, New York, capital, $50,000, surplus and undivided profits $50,000; director of the Canandaigua National Bank of Canandaigua, New York. capital, $100,000, surplus, $100.000.
He married. 1891. Elise Migeon, daughter of Henry and Arcene (Migeon) Munson.