Biography and History

Edwin Augustus Parrott was the son of Thomas Parrott, a merchant from Dayton, Ohio. He was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the First Ohio Regiment in August 1861 and resigned in February 1864. He was an elected member of the House of Representatives in 1863. Parrott was also the president of the Dayton Malleable Iron Works Company.

Source: From the finding aid for C1154