M.C. Parrish

Melville Clyde Parrish

Full Name: Melville Clyde Parrish, Sr.
Date of birth: August 3, 1881
Date of death: October 27, 1938

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82-2 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis

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House District 82-2
Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929
Legislatures: 40th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Austin / Travis
Counties in district: Travis

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Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, M.C. Parrish, "Austin Financier Dies Suddenly at His Home," 10/28/1938, p. 1. Funeral, "Rites Held for M.C. Parrish," 10/29/1938, p. 14, "served one term in the Texas legislature from Travis county." Austin American.
  • Biographical information included in historical narrative of the Parrish-Fleming house, City of Austin Historic Zoning Application, City of Austin.
  • M.C. Parrish, birth date 8/3/1881 in Sabine County; death date 10/27/1938 in Austin, Travis County; banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Melville Clyde Parrish, birth date 8/3/1881; permanent home address in Jacksonville, Cherokee County; banking; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Rusk, Cherokee County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • M.C. Parrish (1881-1939), burial in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Representative M.C. Parrish, president of University Bank, granted charter for a new state bank in Manor, 7/9/1927, p. 11. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. M.C. Parrish, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

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40th R.S. - 1927
Banks and Banking  

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