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Albert George Farr

Albert George Farr, American banker. member exec.


  • Farr, Albert George was born on December 3, 1851 in Brandon, Vermont, United States. Son of Flavius Josephus and Chastina Eliza Buck (Parkhurst) Farr.

  • Education

    • Brandon Seminary, 1861-1868. Graduate Columbus (O.) High School, 1870 (first honors).


    • 2d, Lottie Snow, April 30, 1890 (died 1911). Teacher and principal, high school, Columbus, Ohio, 1871-1881. Admitted to Illinois bar, 1882.

      Attorney, 1882-1891, partner N. W. Harris & Company, bankers, Chicago, New York and Boston, 1891. Director Harris Trust & Savings Bank, Chicago, 1907 (1st vice president since 1912). Director Harris, Forbes & Company, New York, and N. W. Harris & Company, Inc., Boston, since 1911, Chairman, Board Of Directors, 1910-1912, director and member Executive Committee Michigan State Telephone Сompany, 1894.

      Trustee and treasurer Ripon (Wisconsin) College.


    Party affiliation: Independent Republican


    Member exec.


    • Married Alice Parkhurst, July 23, 1873 (died 1888).
    • father: Flavius Josephus Farr
    • mother: Chastina Eliza Buck (Parkhurst) Farr
    • spouse: Alice Parkhurst
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    Born December 3, 1851
    Died December 22, 1913
    (aged 62)