Born: July 5, 1898
Died: July 15, 1965
Parnell Latour owned the Parnell Shoe Salon, remembered as a very exclusive shoe store, in the Hotel Saranac. He lived at 67 Margaret Street. He was the son of Edward A. Latour and Alice Leonard Latour.
Undated, unidentified news clipping
Parnell Edward Latour, 67, owner of the Parnell Shoe Salon in the Hotel Saranac, died early this morning at Saranac Lake General Hospital where he had been a patient since May 7. Mr. Latour's home was at 67 Margaret Street.
He was born July 5, 1898 in Saranac Lake, a son of Edward and Alice Leonard Latour. He first worked for the Leonard Store and later at the clothing store owned by Grant Cane. When the Wilson Co. bought the Cane store in 1930, Mr. Latour was made manager and he worked there until 1947 when he started his own business. He was a member of the Saranac Lake Elks Club.
His mother survives him. Other survivors are a nephew, Charles Shaw, and a niece, Mrs. Alice M. Hammond, both of Rochester.
Friends may call at the Fortune Funeral Home beginning Saturday evening. An Elks service will be held there at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, and the Rosary will be said at 8 o'clock. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11 a. m. Monday at St. Bernard's Church. Interment will follow in St. Bernard's Cemetery.