James Thompson Farley

James Thompson Farley

Birth
Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Jan 1886 (aged 56)
Jackson, Amador County, California, USA
Burial Jackson, Amador County, California, USA
Plot HS 485
Memorial ID 7393357 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. At an early age, he moved to Missouri and then California. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1854 and proceeded to practice law in Amador County, California. He was a member of the California State Assembly, (1855-56) and served in the California State Senate, (1869-76). In 1879, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1885. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 56.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Thompson Farley (6 Aug 1829–22 Jan 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7393357, citing Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson, Amador County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .