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Joseph Rider Farrington
Birth: Oct. 15, 1897
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1954
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. He was attending college in Hawaii when he enlisted in the United States Army, serving as a 2nd Lieutenant of Field Artillery during World War I. After his discharge in 1919, he was a reporter for the Public Ledger in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., 1920 to 1923. He returned to Honolulu and became president and general manager with the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Ltd. He was appointed secretary to the Hawaii Legislative Commission in 1933 and was a member of the Territorial Senate, 1934 to 1942. In 1943, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses, serving until his death. His father Wallace Farrington was Governor of Hawaii, and US Congresswoman Mary Farrington was his wife. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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O'ahu Cemetery
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Nov 24, 2007
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Joseph Rider Farrington
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