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Description
This collection contains one correspondence and one photocopied obituary for William F. Parish, USA during the First World War.
Background
William Francis Parish, United States Army (1874 - 1939) worked as an engineer specializing in lubricants all of his professional life. He worked for several companies before serving with the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War aboard the USS monitor Terror in 1898 as a petty officer of the Naval Engineers Division. he returned to civilian life until the government called on him once again as an aeronautical engineer and then to head the newly formed lubrication department of the Signal Corps. He continued in this work and was conducting active research for the government at the time of his death in March 1939 at the age of 65.
Extent
0.08 Linear feet (1 folder)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
Availability
This collection is open for research.