Student, Colorado School Mines, 1933. Bachelor of Science in Business, University Colorado, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, University Denver, 1941.
Practice in, Denver, 1945-1958;
partner, Farrar and Martin. Chairman of the Board First National Bank, Pueblo, Colorado, 1963-1974, Colorado Commercial Bank, Colorado Springs, 1967-1972, Exchange National Bank, 1970-1974. Founder, chairman Mountain Banks, Ltd., Colorado Springs, 1971-1974.
Chairman Citadel Bank, Colorado Springs, 1975-1980, Garden of the Gods Bank, from 1977.
Member of the board education Air Academy School District, 1963-1969. Chairman Western Museum Mining and Industry, from 1971. Trustee Colorado College With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.
Member Cheyenne Mountain (Colorado Springs), El Paso (Colorado Springs), Cactus (Denver) clubs.
Married Katherine E. Thatcher, June 20, 1941. Children: Katherine Farrar Spahn, Logan, Elizabeth, Janet Farrar Timmerman.