Surname: Parmele

Parmele, Beatrice L. – Obituary

Cove, Oregon Beatrice “Bea” L. Parmele, 82, of Cove, died July 29 at Grande Ronde Hospital. There will be no service as per Bea’s request. Bea was born March 29, 1925, to Bernice and Dora Cooper in Portland. She married Donald Parmele Aug. 20, 1945, in Portland. She was a homemaker who enjoyed her family, gardening and numerous pets including her current cat, Scamper. She also lived in Boring. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Dan and Kris Parmele of Boring, Jerry and Jana Parmele of Cove and Joanne and Randy Crutcher of Baker City; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister and one great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital in care of Loveland Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande 97850. La Grande Observer, Obituaries For The Week Ending August 4, 2007 – Published August 4, 2007 Submitted by: Dixie...

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Biographical Sketch of William B. Parmele

WILLIAM B. PARMELE, of North Adams, prominent in the progress of Western Massachusetts, in connection with the production and distribution of lumber, is bearing an eminently practical part in present day affairs, and as a forward looking executive his work is counting definitely for the general welfare. Mr. Parmele is an able and efficient executive, and his usefulness is well appraised by his success. He is a son of G. N. and M. E. (Speaker) Parmele, both natives and long residents of the State of New York. William B. Parmele was born in East Bloomfield, New York, September 12, 1859. His education was begun in the local schools and completed at Canandaigua Academy, also of this State. Coming to North Adams as a young man, Mr. Parmele associated himself with the S. B. Dibble Lumber Company, and throughout his entire career he has continued with this concern. This is a long and worthy record of consistent purpose and tireless endeavor, and his work has counted largely for the progress and extension of the company’s interests. Beginning in a subordinate capacity and familiarizing himself with the details of the business, Mr. Parmele rose steadily in the organization until he now serves as treasurer of the concern. He is not widely affiliated with affairs, outside the business world, but is a member of the Berkshire Club and attends the First Congregational...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Biographical Sketch of Isaac Parmele

Isaac, son of Reuben Parmele, was born in Connecticut. 1799, died at West Bloomfield, Ontario county, New York, 1886, at an advanced age. During his childhood his parents removed to Ontario county, and the old homestead farm still remains in the possession of the family. He was an active factor in the upbuilding of the community in which he took up his abode, and his influence for good was felt throughout the entire section. He married Laura, daughter of Ebenezer Leach, of Lima, New York, and six children were born to them, among whom was Hiram...

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Biographical Sketch of Hiram Taft Parmele

Hiram Taft, eldest son of Isaac and Laura (Leach) Parmele, was born in West Bloomfield, Ontario county, New York, in 1831. He was educated in the public schools of the town and at private schools at Honeoye Falls and Bloomfield, thus acquiring knowledge that qualified him for the activities of life. For a few years after completing his studies he followed farming as a means of livelihood, and then devoted his attention to the management of a general store in West Bloomfield, conducting the same until 1871, and two years later he removed to Canandaigua and engaged in the milling business at Chapinville, where he was the proprietor of the flouring mill for a period of six years. In 1882 he embarked in a new enterprise, opening a bank at Victor, conducting business under the firm name of Parmele, Hamlin & Company, and on December 1. 1887, he established the Canandaigua National Bank at Canandaigua. both of which proved profitable investments and added greatly to the benefit of the towns in which they were located. He is an adherent of the Republican party and has held numerous offices of honor and trust, the principal one being that of supervisor of West Bloomfield, to which he was first elected in 1866, reelected for four successive terms, serving daring his last term as chairman of the board. Mr. Parmele married, in...

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Biographical Sketch of Henry M. Parmele

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)...

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