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JOHN FARRER


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Crumrine, Boyd, ed.  History of Washington County, Pennsylvania, with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men. Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co., 1882.

 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1875 Representative Republican
 Counties   Washington

Biography

01/07/1818 - 01/05/1875

FARRER, John, a Representative-elect from Washington County; born, January 7, 1818 in Mount Pleasant Township, Washington County, Pa.; farmer; teacher; engaged, mercantile business; established, Beulah Church of the Presbytery of Rock River, Il.; elected, associate judge, Washington County (1866-1871); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874; died prior to taking the oath of office, January 5, 1875 in Smith, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interred, Raccoon Church Cemetery, Candor, Washington County, Pennsylvania.