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Charles Rowland Peaslee Farnsley

Charles Rowland Peaslee Farnsley, publisher. Trustee University Louisville, 1946-1948, secretary, 1947-1948, member board overseers, 1948-1964; curator Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 1947-1958; trustee Louisville Free Public Library., 1945-1948; board directors Louisville Philharmonic Society, 1947-1948, Louisville Orchestra; Member Society Colonial Wars, Delta Upsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Farnsley, Charles Rowland Peaslee was born on March 28, 1907. Son of Burrel Hobson and Anna May (Peaslee) Farnsley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University Louisville, 1930. Bachelor of Arts Louisville, 1942. Doctor of Laws, University Louisville, 1950.

      Postgraduate, University Kentucky, 1944. Doctor of Laws, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1959.

    Career

    • Practiced law, 1930-1948, 54-64. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1936-1940. Mayor City of Louisville, 1948-1953.

      Member 89th Congress, 3d district of Kentucky, 1965-1967. President Lost Cause Press.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee University Louisville, 1946-1948, secretary, 1947-1948, member board overseers, 1948-1964. Curator Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 1947-1958. Trustee Louisville Free Public Library., 1945-1948.

    Board directors Louisville Philharmonic Society, 1947-1948, Louisville Orchestra. Member Society Colonial Wars, Delta Upsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa. Clubs: River Valley, Pendennis, Filson (president 1979-1980) (Louisville).

    Century (New York City). Lodges: Masons (Louisville).

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Hall Carter, February 27, 1937. Children: Sally (Mistress Robert S. Bird, Junior), Ann, Alexander, Burrel Charles Peaslee, Douglass Charles Ellerbe.
    Charles Rowland Peaslee Farnsley
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    Born March 28, 1907
    Died June 19, 1990
    (aged 83)
    • 1930
      University Louisville
    • 1942
      University Louisville
    • 1950
      University Louisville
    • 1944
      University Kentucky
    • 1959
      Wesleyan University
    • 1930 - 1948
      Practice, d law
    • 1936 - 1940
      member, Kentucky House of Representatives
    • 1948 - 1953
      mayor City of Louisville
    • 1965 - 1967
      member, 89th Congress
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