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Sylvester Parrish

Tuskegee Airman

Sylvester Parrish of Dunbar was a Tuskegee Airman, a group of some of the first African Americans to serve as pilots or in ground support roles in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. The Tuskegee Airmen trained at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. After the war, Parrish operated an accounting business and was a trustee of the Payne African Methodist Episcopal Church in Connellsville.

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