Richard Armstrong Farnsworth Edit Profile
Student, Washington University, 1917-1919; student, Tulane University, 1919-1920.
Vice president, R.P. Farnsworth & Company, Inc., 1920-1949; Chairman of the Board, Farnsworth & Chambers Company, Inc., 1949-1963. Chairman F. & C. Engineering Company, F. & C. Equipment Company, F. & C. Realty Company, Southern Industrial Piping Company, Farnsworth & Chambers Ltd.
Board directors Stillman College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Member international committee Young Men’s Christian Association, 1943-1953, vice chairman World Service Committee, 1944-1955, board directors, New Orleans, 1937-1944. Vice president, board Houston-Harris Company, 1945-1957, president Southwest area, 1954.
Board directors Houston Symphony Society, 1947-1957, National Recreation Association. Vice president National Council Churches of Christ in United States of America, 1954-1957, member board, 1951-1963. President Texas Council Churches, 1956.
Member Committee Inter-Church Relations, Presbyterian Church United States, 1945-1953. Trustee Texas Presbyterian Foundation. Member Council Christian Relations.
Married Dorothy Coyle, August 24, 1921. Children: Patricia Farnsworth Jones, Richard Armstrong, Alan Coyle.