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Parmly, Eleazarlocked

(13 March 1797–13 December 1874)
  • Norman Wahl


Parmly, Eleazar (13 March 1797–13 December 1874), dentist, was born on a farm near Braintree, Vermont, the son of Eleazar Parmly (né Parmelee) and Hannah Spear, farmers. Parmly’s early education took place in rural schools, but at the age of twelve he left the farm to spend two years at an urban school in Montreal, Canada. Following school he worked as compositor and reporter for the ...

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