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Prudence Langworthy Murphy Parris

Prudence Langworthy Murphy Parris, American investor, realtor. Licensed real estate agent.


  • Parris, Prudence Langworthy Murphy was born on October 26, 1934 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Warren Vinton and Prudence Langworthy (Danforth) Murphy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Connecticut College, 1956.


    • Teacher Child Study Center, Philadelphia, 1956-1958. Private investor Parris Partnerships, New Canaan, Connecticut, since 1974. Realtor Coldwell Banker/Mabel C. Lamb Inc., since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed real estate agent.


    President, vice president programs Connecticut College Club, Fairfield County, 1969-1973. Co-chair 50th Celebration Groton Long Point (Connecticut) Association, 1971. Reunion chair Connecticut College, New London, 1976, 81, 86, fundraiser Committee on Publication Ethics, 1984.

    Trustee Congressional Church, New Canaan, 1986-1989. Member American Association of University Women (board member, chair higher education courses 1975-1979, treasurer 1977-1980, chair fund dr, 1980-1981, vice president program 1984-1986, parliamentarian and bylaws chair since 1989, national named gift fellowship 1981), New Canaan History Society (board member, investment and fundraising committees since 1990).



    Sailboat racing, tennis, skiing, swimming, biking.


    • Married H. Clifford Parris, September 8, 1956. Children: Pamela Crandall, H. Clifford IV, Theodore Emerson, Gail Heather.
    • father: Warren Vinton Murphy
    • mother: Prudence Langworthy (Danforth) Murphy
    • spouse: H. Clifford Parris
    • children: Pamela Crandall Parris
    • H. Clifford IV Parris
    • Theodore Emerson Parris
    • Gail Heather Parris
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    • 1956
      Connecticut College
    • 1956 - 1958
      Teacher, Child Study Center
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1974
      private investor Parris Partner, ships
      New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
    • 1992
      realtor Coldwell Banker/Mabel C. Lamb Incorporated