E M Parmelee
E. M. Parmelee
The Parmelee's of Michigan come from the west side of the state near Grand Rapids and Petosky since the start of European settlement. E M Parmelee, born in Oakland County, raised in a small town just outside of Detroit, worked on a farm, selling clothes and in a factory before settling into education. Coming from a politically active family of mostly accountants, today he lives in Ann Arbor and Alger, a small village just north of Bay City.