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John Hanson Farquhar

Birth
Union Bridge, Carroll County, Maryland, USA
Death 1 Oct 1873 (aged 54)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 7666403 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Indiana, he was employed as an assistant engineer on the White River Canal, (1833-40). He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced o practice law in Brookville, Indiana. He was secretary of the Indiana State Senate, (1842-43) and chief clerk of the Indiana State House of Representatives, in 1844. During the Civil War, he served as Captain in the 19th Infantry, Union Army. After the war, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress, serving (1865-67). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he engaged in banking and was appointed Indiana Secretary of State by Governor Conrad Baker, serving until his death at age 54.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 8 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7666403
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hanson Farquhar (20 Dec 1818–1 Oct 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7666403, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .