James Farrington Edit Profile
He attended the common schools in Conway and graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1814. He studied medicine and then began to practice medicine in Rochester, New Hampshire in 1818.
In 1834, Farrington and Nehemiah Eastman organized the Rochester Bank. Farrington served as president of the bank until his death. Elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, he served as a United States Representative for New Hampshire from March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1839.
After leaving Congress, Farrington was appointed one of the trustees of the New Hampshire Insane Asylum in 1845. He resumed the practice of medicine after 1845. Farrington died in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire on October 29, 1859.
He is interred at Old Cemetery in Rochester.
He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives, the New Hampshire Senate and the New Hampshire House of Representatives in the early 1800s. He was a member of the New Hampshire Medical Society. Farrington served as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1828-1831, and as a member of the New Hampshire Senate in 1836.