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Thomas Francis "Tom" Farrell
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1870
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1953
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA

Thomas Francis Farrell was a colorful figure in Republican political circles in Wayne County and the City of Detroit, Michigan. He served as Wayne County Clerk from 1908-1933 and is credited with indexing 26,176 naturalization cases; revising 66 years of corporate and business association records; and returning money with interest to the litigants. Thomas also instituted a systematic court bond filing system, which eliminated days of researching unindexed bonds.

Thomas also served as Director of the First State Bank in Hamtramack and at some point, he was a Clerk for the Police Court in Detroit. He and his wife, Pauline (Lena), lived at the shores of Lake Huron in Lexington, Michigan.

Although Thomas and Lena did not have any children of their own, they raised and later adopted, two nephews, John and William Pfeifle. The boys appear to have been the sons of Lena's brother, William Pfeifle, and his wife, Hazel.

During their retirement years, Thomas and Lena resided in Miami, Florida. They traveled extensively and vacationed in many parts of the world.

Family links: 
  James Farrell (1839 - 1895)
  Sarah Martin Farrell (1846 - 1907)
  Thomas Francis Farrell (1870 - 1953)
  Sarah Farrell (1871 - 1946)*
  James Farrell (1872 - 1895)*
  Clara Ellen Farrell Ritchie (1876 - 1937)*
  Margaret Marjorie Farrell Kraetke (1877 - 1954)*
  Alice Farrell Haldane (1886 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Jo-Ann
Record added: Mar 22, 2011
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Thomas Francis Tom Farrell
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Thomas Francis Tom Farrell
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Thomas Francis Tom Farrell
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- Jo-Ann
 Added: Feb. 3, 2013
Wishing you much joy, peace, and love throughout this Christmas Season....
- Jo-Ann
 Added: Nov. 30, 2012
Thinking of you uncle Tom and wishing you a very happy day!
- Jo-Ann
 Added: Feb. 3, 2012
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