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FARR (Soundex F600) — See also BARR, FAHR, FAIR, FAIRE, FARAR, FARRADAY, FARRAGUT, FARRAH, FARRAN, FARRAND, FARRAR, FARREL, FARRELL, FARRELLY, FARREN, FARRIER, FARRIN, FARRIOR, FARRIS, FARRO, FARRON, FARROW, FEHR, FURR, MCFARR, PARR, PFAAR, PFARR, PHAIR, PHARR, RAFF, TARR.

  FARR: See also John Farr Simmons
  Farr, Aaron F., Jr. — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Mayor of Logan, Utah, 1886-89; resigned 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Albert — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Asa W. — of Geneva, Walworth County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Asahel — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Mayor of Kenosha, Wis., 1859-60, 1864-65, 1871-74, 1877-79. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Augustine W. (b. 1847) — of Onekama, Manistee County, Mich. Born in 1847. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Manistee County, 1877-78; member of Michigan state senate 26th District, 1901-06; defeated, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Bertram R. — of Wyomissing, Berks County, Pa. Burgess of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Chris M. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Farr, Claude H. — of Bradford, Orange County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Farr, Dennie L. — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Mayor of Holyoke, Mass., 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Douglas See Paul Douglas Farr
  Farr, Edward B. (died c.1960) — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Died about 1960. Interment somewhere in Tunkhannock, Pa.
  Farr, Evarts Worcester (1840-1880) — of Littleton, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Littleton, Grafton County, N.H., October 10, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1868; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1876; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 3rd District, 1879-80; died in office 1880. Died in Littleton, Grafton County, N.H., November 30, 1880 (age 40 years, 51 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Littleton, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Farr, F. C. — of Imperial, Imperial County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Florence J. — of Ferndale, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Farr, Fred S. (1910-1997) — of Carmel, Monterey County, Calif. Born in Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif., August 2, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state senate, 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Rotary. Died June 10, 1997 (age 86 years, 312 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry S. Farr and Blanche (Sharon) Farr; married, May 14, 1938, to Janet Emerson Haskins.
  Farr, George A. (b. 1842) — of Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Mich. Born in Niagara County, N.Y., July 27, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 26th District, 1879-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1896-1903; appointed 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, George A. (b. 1924) — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 21, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; school teacher and principal; Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Minnesota state auditor, 1958; executive secretary, Gov. Orville Freeman, 1959-60; Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor state chair, 1961-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964. Congregationalist. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Son of George Farr and Ruth (Townley) Farr; married, February 22, 1945, to Patricia Dunlap Sorlie.
  Farr, George W. — of Doddridge County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1893-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Harry Willson (1887-1965) — also known as Harry W. Farr — of Greeley, Weld County, Colo. Born in Greeley, Weld County, Colo., August 17, 1887. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940 (alternate), 1952; president, Home Light and Power Co., 1944-61; bank director. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; Alpha Tau Omega. Died March 3, 1965 (age 77 years, 198 days). Interment at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Farr and Jennie D. (Willson) Farr; married, June 1, 1909, to Hazel L. Daven.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Farr, James — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 2nd District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, James W. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Jefferson H. — of Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, John Richard (1857-1933) — also known as John R. Farr — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., July 18, 1857. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1891-99; Speaker of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1899; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 10th District, 1911-21. Died in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., December 11, 1933 (age 76 years, 146 days). Interment at Shady Lane Cemetery, Chinchilla, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Farr, John S. — Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Joseph M. — of Huron County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Huron County, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Judy (1912-1997) — also known as Gladell Judy; Mrs. William Farr — of Greeley, Weld County, Colo. Born May 16, 1912. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Female. Died February 12, 1997 (age 84 years, 272 days). Interment at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, June 16, 1933, to William Daven Farr (1910-2007).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Farr, L. L. — of San Angelo, Tom Green County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Leslie J. — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Keene 5th Ward, 1956; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Keene 5th Ward; elected 1956. Still living as of 1956.
Leslie L. Farr II Farr, Leslie L. II (born c.1978) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born about 1978. Republican. Train conductor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 2004, 2006 (primary); suspended without pay in October 2004, for making a political statement (critical of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry) over the public address system of an Amtrak train; political consultant. African ancestry. Still living as of 2011.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: St. Louis Magazine, November 2006
  Farr, Lewis W. — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state senate 2nd District, 1908; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Minnie M. — of Iron County, Mo. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Iron County, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Morris — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state senate 13th District, 1975-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Farr, Napoleon A. (b. 1851) — of Iron County, Mo. Born December 8, 1851. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Iron County, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, P. Douglas See Paul Douglas Farr
  Farr, Paul Douglas (b. 1910) — also known as P. Douglas Farr — of West Union, Doddridge County, W.Va. Born in Standard, Kanawha County, W.Va., October 31, 1910. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Doddridge County, 1941-44, 1949-50; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 3rd Judicial Circuit, 1969. Presbyterian. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Alpha Delta; American Legion; American Bar Association; National Rifle Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur G. Farr and Daisy (Carlin) Farr.
  Farr, Pearle — of Antlers, Pushmataha County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Farr, R. L. — of Jesup, Wayne County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Richard Ratcliffe (1880-1942) — also known as Richard R. Farr — of Fairfax, Va. Born December 10, 1880. Republican. Postmaster at Fairfax, Va., 1903-13; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1916, 1932, 1940. Died January 14, 1942 (age 61 years, 35 days). Interment at Fairfax City Cemetery, Fairfax, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Ratcliffe Farr (1845-1893) and Margaret E. (Malone) Farr (1857-1925).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Farr, Robert L. — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Sam (b. 1941) — of Carmel, Monterey County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 4, 1941. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; member of California state assembly, 1981-93; U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 1993-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Farr, Thomas H. — of St. Cloud, Osceola County, Fla. Postmaster at St. Cloud, Fla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, Mrs. William See Judy Farr
  Farr, William C. — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Mayor of Bayonne, N.J., 1891-95. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, William M. — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Mayor of Kenosha, Wis., 1894-97. Burial location unknown.
  Farr, William S., Jr. (b. 1935) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in 1935. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1970; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


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