Hollis Parrish was a successful Alabama lawyer. He was admitted to the Alabama state bar in 1896. He was also a newspaperman, being Assistant Editor of The Weekly Call. He was a Methodist.
Parrish was born at Flowery Branch, Georgia on 20 May 1877 and died in Birmingham, Alabama on 19 December 1961. He is buried in Elmwood Cemetery, at Birmingham.
Hollis Parrish was the Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator in 1944.