Charles Henry Parmelee

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Charles Henry Parmelee
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Shefford
In office
Preceded by John Robbins Sanborn
Succeeded by Henry Edgarton Allen
Personal details
Born (1855-06-01)June 1, 1855
Waterloo, Canada East
Died January 22, 1914(1914-01-22) (aged 58)
Political party Liberal

Charles Henry Parmelee (June 1, 1855 – January 22, 1914) was a Canadian publisher and politician.

Born in Waterloo, Canada East, the son of Rufus E. Parmelee and Eliza McVicar, Parmelee was editor of the Waterloo Advertiser from 1875 to 1880, and commercial editor of the Montreal Herald from 1880 to 1883. In 1883, he re-joined the Advertiser.[1] In 1887, Parmelee married Christina Rose. He was president of the Eastern Townships Press Association in 1893.[2] He also served as a member of the town council for Waterloo and as secretary-treasurer for the Board of School Commissioners.[1] Parmelee was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the Quebec electoral district of Shefford in the 1896 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1900 and 1904. He did not run in 1908.