Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Farringtons in:
 • Oakwood Cemetery
 • Huntsville
 • Walker County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Claude Bolin Farrington
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 15, 1873
Walker County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1956
Huntsville
Walker County
Texas, USA

Farrington graduated from Huntsville High School in 1891 and Sam Houston Normal Institute (now State University) in 1893. He later earned a degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville (BS, 1897) before marrying and returning to Huntsville in 1901. He taught chemistry at SHNI from 1901 to 1944. Farrington was also a life-long member of the Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday School for college students for 35 years, and was a member of the Walker County Chamber of Commerce.

The Farrington Science Building on the SHSU campus (built 1959) was named in his honor. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Lafayette Farrington (1841 - 1923)
  Elizabeth Oliphint Farrington (1851 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Clementina Gladys Busby Farrington (1878 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Horace Pritchett Farrington (1906 - 1906)*
  Mary Elizabeth Farrington Henry (1906 - 1999)*
  May Del Holt Farrington Wilson (1910 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Claude Bolin Farrington (1873 - 1956)
  Charles Oliphint Farrington (1875 - 1971)*
  Bessie Farrington Smith (1878 - 1906)*
  William Prentice Farrington (1882 - 1937)*
  Thomas Nolley Farrington (1885 - 1888)*
  Amzi Bradshaw Farrington (1889 - 1967)*
  May Del Farrington Flagg (1891 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Huntsville
Walker County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: buildingshsu
Record added: Jan 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46834456
Claude Bolin Farrington
Added by: buildingshsu
 
Claude Bolin Farrington
Added by: buildingshsu
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service