Wainwright Parish


Wainwright Parish attended St. Paul’s School from 1877 to 1884 and is a member of the Form of 1883.

Parish was an architect in the firm of Parish & Schroeder in New York City.  His Autumn 1941 obituary in the Alumni Horae (pg. 148) also states:

Soon after his graduation from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute he supervised construction of the railroad bridge across the Ausable Chasm in the Adirondacks. Later his firm supervised the erection of the Y.M.C.A. building on West 57th St., New York, which contained the longest steel truss used up to that time. Mr. Parish served in the war with Spain as Captain and Adjutant of the Eighth Regiment at Camp Chickamauga, Ga. He was a brother of Henry Parish, ’76, and of the late Daniel Powell Parish. ’89.

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Magill, Zeph F. "Wainwright Parish." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 21 July 2024.