Great Granddaughter of Charles Lathrop Parsons visits Parsons Hall

Visit to Parsons Hall

In the summer of 2021, Parsons Hall had some very special guests. Lisa Harrison, the great-granddaughter of Charles Lathrop Parsons visited with her family pictured below starting from the left: David Swenson, Matthew Swenson, Laura Swenson, Judith Harrison, Jeffrey Harrison, Lisa Harrison, and Stephen Swenson. 

The family donated the painting of Charles Lathrop Parsons located in the background. 

Lisa Harrison coordinated the event with Provost Wayne Jones and Jessica Sherwood, Advancement. Pictured here are (left to right): Mike McCarthy Advancement, Dean of CEPS Cyndee Gruden,  Provost Wayne Jones, Chemistry Professor and Chair Erik Berda. 

Visit our Chemistry Department History page for the story of Charles Lathrop Parsons written by Clarence J. Murphy and other historical notes and facts about the department. 

Granddaughter of Charles Lathrop Parsons and family