Isaac Parrish

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Isaac Parrish
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th district
In office
March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
Preceded by James Alexander, Jr.
Succeeded by Benjamin S. Cowen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
Preceded by Perley B. Johnson
Succeeded by Thomas Ritchey
Personal details
Born March 1804
St. Clairsville, Ohio
Died August 9, 1860(1860-08-09) (aged 56)
Parrish City, Iowa
Resting place Calhoun Cemetery, Calhoun, Iowa
Political party Democratic

Isaac Parrish (March, 1804 - August 9, 1860) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born near St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, in March 1804, Parrish resided in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced. He served as prosecuting attorney of Guernsey County in 1833. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1837.

Parrish was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1841). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1840 to the Twenty-seventh Congress.

Parrish was elected to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1846.

He resumed the practice of law and his former business pursuits in Sharon. He was also interested in the real estate business and engaged in freighting by steamboat on the Mississippi River. He established the Harrison County Flag, published at Calhoun, Iowa. He died in Parrish City, Iowa, August 9, 1860. He was interred in Calhoun Cemetery in Calhoun, Iowa.

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