William Parmenter Edit Profile
He attended the city's public schools, including the Boston Latin School.
He was manager and agent of the New England Crown Glass Co., and president of the Middlesex Bank. Parmenter was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1845), serving as chairman of the Committee on Naval Affairs in the (Twenty-eighth Congress). He also served as a naval officer at the port of Boston 1845–1849.
He died in East Cambridge, Massachusetts on February 25, 1866. His interment was in Cambridge Cemetery.
He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1829, served in the Massachusetts State Senate in 1836 and was a Cambridge selectman in 1836.