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consultant , Insurance company executive

Thomas Joseph Farrell, American Insurance company executive, consultant ( fin: insurance, Cons.)insurance company executive, consultant. Recipient certified National Association Retarded Children, 1962, Region 9 United States Department of Health and Human Services Community Service award, 1985, Sonoma County Vendor's Human Service award, 1986, Individual Achievement award Community Affirmative Action Forum of Sonoma County, 1986.


Farrell, Thomas Joseph was born on June 10, 1926 in Butte, Montana, United States. S. Bartholomew J. and Lavinia H. (Collins) F. Married Evelyn Irene Southam, July 29, 1951.

Children: Brien J., Susan M., Leslie A., Jerome T.


Student, University San Francisco, 1949.


Partner Affiliated-General Insurance Adjusters, Santa Rosa, California, 1949-1954. Agent Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, 1954-1957, supervisor, 1957-1959, general agent, 1959-1974. President Thomas J. Farrell & Associates, 1974-1976, 7 Flags Insurance Marketing Corporation, 1976-1981, Farrell-Dranginis & Associates, 1981-1988, 88-90, consultant, 1990.

Specialist Department of Development Services, California. President, board directors Lincoln National Bank, Santa Rosa, San Rafael.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter.


President Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council, 1981-1982, Sonoma County Council for Retarded Children, 1956-1959, Sonoma County Association for Retarded Citizens, City Santa Rosa Traffic and Parking Commission, 1963. Specialist State of California Department Development Services, since 1990. Delegate California State Conference Sml.

Business, 1980; member Santa Rosa City Schools Compensatory Education Advisory Board. Board directors Santa Rosa City Schools Consumer Education Advisory Board. President, national director United Cerebral Palsy Association, 1954-1955.

National coordinator Chamber of Commerce - Rotary Symposia on Employment of People with Disabilities, 1985-1987. Vice president Vigil Light, Inc. Chairman board directors National Barrier Awareness for People with Disabilities Foundation, Inc.

President Commission on Employment of People with Disabilities, 1986-1992. Member President's Committee on Mental Retardation, 1982-1986. Chairman Santa Rosa Community Relations Committee, 1973-1976.

President Sonoma County Young Representatives, 1953. Past board directors Sonoma County Fair and Exposition, Inc. Board directors Sonoma County Family Service Agency, Eldridge Foundation, North Bay Regional Center for Developmentally Disabled.

Trustee Sonoma State Hospital for Mentally Retarded. Member National Association Life Underwriters, Redwood Empire Association CLU's (president 1974-1975), Japanese-American Citizens League, Junior Chamber of Commerce (Outstanding Young Man of Year 1961, vice president 1955), Santa Rosa C. of Chamber (board directors 1974-1975), California Parent-Teachers Association (honorary life), Rotary (Service Above Self award 1996).


Married Evelyn Irene Southam, July 29, 1951. Children: Brien J., Susan M., Leslie A., Jerome T. Student U. San Francisco, 1949.

Bartholomew J. Farrell

Lavina H. (Collins) Farrell

Evelyn Irene Southam

Brien J. Farrell

Susan M. Farrell

Leslie A. Farrell

Jerome T. Student U. San Francisco Farrell

1949 Farrell