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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.

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.

father:
Burrel Hobson Farnsley

mother:
Anna May (Peaslee) Farnsley

spouse:
Nancy Hall Carter

children:
Sally (Mistress Robert S. Bird Farnsley

Junior) Farnsley

Ann Farnsley

Alexander Farnsley

Burrel Charles Peaslee Farnsley

Douglass Charles Ellerbe Farnsley