This collection contains one correspondence and one photocopied obituary for William F. Parish, USA during the First World
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.
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