Josiah Lamberson Parrish Photo

Josiah Lamberson Parrish

Born: Jan 14, 1806

Death: May 31, 1895

Birthplace: Onondaga County

Nationality: United States

Josiah Lamberson Parrish

Date of Birth : Jan 14, 1806
Date of Death : May 31, 1895
Birth Place : Onondaga County

Reverend Josiah Lamberson Parrish was an American missionary in Pacific Northwest and trustee of the Oregon Institute at its founding. A native of New York, he also participated in the Champoeg Meetings that led to the formation of the Provisional Government of Oregon in 1843. Parrish was married three times and was the first breeder of pure-bred sheep in Oregon.


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