James Indus Farley

James Indus Farley

Hamilton, Steuben County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Jun 1948 (aged 77)
Bryn Mawr, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Auburn, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 7185010 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Tri-State College, graduated from Simpson College Iowa, then taught in the public schools at Steuben and De Kalb Counties, Indiana, (1890-94). He worked for the Auburn Automobile Company, as sales manager, vice president and president of the company, (1906-26), then entered politics as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, in 1928. In 1933, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses, serving until 1939. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he engaged in agricultural pursuits in Pennsylvania, until his death at age 77.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Indus Farley (24 Feb 1871–16 Jun 1948), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7185010, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .