PARRISH, Lucian Walton, (1878 - 1922)


PARRISH, Lucian Walton, a Representative from Texas; born in Sister Grove, near Van Alstyne, Grayson County, Tex., January 10, 1878; moved with his parents to Clay County in 1887 and settled near Joy, Tex.; attended the public schools of Joy and Bowie, Tex., and the North Texas State Normal College at Denton, Tex.; taught school for two years; was graduated from the law department of the University of Texas at Austin in 1909; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Henrietta, Tex.; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1919, until his death in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex., March 27, 1922; interment in Hope Cemetery, Henrietta, Tex.