FAIRCHILD. (Mary) Salome Cutler.
vice-director N. Y. State Library School; b.
Dalton, Mass., June 21, 1855; d. Artemus
Hubbard and Lydia (Wakefield) Cutler;
grad. Mt. Holyoke Sem., 1875; B. L. S.,
Univ. of State of N. Y., 1891; m. July 1,
1897, Rev. Edwin Milton Fairchild. Has
held important positions in Am. Library
Assn. since 1889; chmn. com. in charge
library exhibit World's Columbian Exp'n;
chmn. com. on "A. L. A. Catalogue Supple-
ment;" editor Catalogue of A. L. A. Li-
brary. Author: Children's Home Libraries,
1894; Scientific Study of Philanthropy, 1898;
also various papers on library topics.
Residence: 29 S. Pine Av. Office: State Li-
brary, Albany, N. Y.
FAIRFAX. Albert Kirby, 12th Baron
Fairfax of Cameron in the peerage of Scot-
land; b. Prince George Co., Md., June 23,
1S70; s. John Contee Fairfax, M. D. (11th
baron, b. Md., Sept. 13, 1830; died, Sept. 28,
1900) and Mary, Baroness Fairfax; d. Col.
Edmund Kirby, U. S. A. Mem. Union Club,
New York. Address: Northampton, Prince
George Co., Md., and 107 E. 45th St., New-
FAIIILAMB. James Remington, organ-
ist-composer; b. Phila., Jan. 23, 1838; s.
Col. Jonas P. and Hannah (Kennedy) F. ;
ed. in grammar and Central High Schools
there; organist Western M. E. Ch., Phila.,
at 14. Went abroad at 21; studied under
Prudent, Marmontel, Danhauser, Masset,
and Mabellini; later U. S. consul at Zurich,
Switzerland; decorated by King of Wur-
temberg with "great gold medal of art and
science," and received numerous prizes for
compositions; has composed many songs,
an oratorio, two operas, an operetta, church
music, etc. Organist and choirmaster, 7
yrs., St. Ignatius (Episcopal) Ch., New
York City; 5 yrs. Rutgers Riverside Pres-
by'n Ch.; now at Ch. of the Messiah, and
instr. in music, De Witt Clinton High School,
New York. One of founders and mem. of
council, Am. Organists' Guild; mem. The
Manuscript Soc. of New York; m. Marian
Kerr, d. late Judge David Higgins of Ohio.
Address: 140 Manhattan Av., New York.
FALCOXER, John M., artist: 6. Edin-
burgh, Scotland, May 22, 1820; high school
ed'n; came to U. S., 1836; studied art at
Nat. Acad, and other schools in New York
and Brooklyn, and at the Louvre in Paris.
Paintings principally of historic buildings
in America and Europe, in oil, water colors,
and enamel on porcelain; also etchings on
copper. Lately has made a specialty of
conservation and restoration of paintings.
Address: 148 Madison St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
FALK, Louis, organist, musical theorist; b.
Unter Ostern, Germany, Dec. 11, 1848; s.
John A. and Wilhelmina Francesca (Roes-
sing) Falk; ed. Rochester, N. Y., 1856-62;
private pupil of Dr. William Volckmar, in
Hesse Cassel, 1865-7; grad. Conservatory,
Leipzig, Germany, 1869; in. Chicago, March
11, 1875, Cara Dayton Dickinson. Doctor of
Music for distinction, Chicago Musical Coll.,
1S96; organist Union Park Cong'l Ch.,
1872-97; now organist and choirmaster 1st
Cong'l Ch., Oak Park, 111.; prof, organ
theory Chicago Musical Coll. since 1869;
concert organist, orchestral and choral con-
ductor; composer. Residence : 116 S. Waller
Av., Austin, Chicago. Office: 202 Michigan
FALKXER, Jefferson Manly, lawyer; b.
Randolph Co., Ala., July 14, 1843; ^. Jeffer-
son and Samantha (Breed) F. ; entered Mer-
cer Univ. at age of 16, left 2 yrs. later to
enlist as private in his father's cav. co. ;
served 4 yrs.; promoted to capt., and re-
peatedly commended for gallantry. After
surrender of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston,
farmer 2 yrs. ; studied law, admitted to bar
at Montgomery, 1868; in. Montgomery, Ala.,
1887, Lizzie, d. Andrew Cameron. Dist. atty.
for Ala. for Louisville & Nashville R. R.
since 1890; alderman, Montgomery, 4 yrs.;
2 terms city atty. Montgomery. Address:
FALKXER, Roland Post, chief division
of documents, Library of Congress, since
Oct. 1, 1900: b. Bridgeport, Conn., April 14,
1866; .s. Rev. John B. and Helen (Butler)
F. (d. Rev. C. M. Butler, D. D., P. E.
clergyman); early ed'n in Phila. public
schools; grad. Univ. of Pa., Ph. B., 1885;
studied economics at Berlin, Leipzig and
Halle-on-Saale, Germany; Ph. D., Halle,
1888; m. Phila., April 14, 1898, Agnes I. Ham-
ilton. Instr. accounting and statistics,
Wharton School of Finance and Economy,
Univ. of Pa., 1S88-91; asso. prof, statistics,
1891-1900; on leave of absence as statisti-
cian U. S. senate Com. of Finance, 1891,
and in 1892, as sec. U. S. delegation to In-
ternat. Monetary Conf., and sec. of the
conf. ; mem. Am. Economic Assn., Am.
Statistics Assn., Am. Acad. Political and
Social Science (v. -p., 1896-8) Internat. Sta-
tistical Inst. Translator The History, The-
ory and Technique of Statistics, by August
Meitzen, 1891 (Am. Acad, of Political and
Social Science). Editor (since foundation,
1890), Annals of the Am. Acad, of Political
and Social Science; Report of Statistician
on Wholesale Prices and Wages, Aldrich
Report, 1892 W8. Contributed essays on
Crime and the Census, The Development of
the United States Census (in annals as
above) : Statistics of Prisoners, 1888, Sta-
tistics of Private Corporations, Theory and
Practice of Price Statistics, Wage Statis-
tics in Theory and Practice; Publications of
Am. Statis. Assn.; Have We Sufficient Gold
WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA
in Our Circulation? Forum, Aug., 1899;
Finances of British Colonies in South Af-
rica, in vol. on Colonial Finance, A6; The
Currency Law of March 14, 1900, 1900 A6; Is
Crime Increasing? Forum, July, 1900.
Residence: 1821 Q St., Washington.
FALL, Delos, State supt. public instruc-
tion, Mich., since Jan. 1, 1901; b. Ann Arbor,
Mich., Jan. 29, 1848; s. Benjamin F. and
Ann M. F. ; prepared in Ann Arbor Hih
School; grad. Univ. of Mich., B. S., 1875
(M. S., 1882; Sc. D., Albion Coll., 1898); m.
July 21, 1877, Ida J. Andrews, Flint, Mich.
Prin. Flint High School, 1875-8; prof, chem-
istry, Albion Coll., 1878-1900. Mem. Mich.
State bd. of health since 1889; pres. Mich.
State Teachers' Assn., 1897; mem. Albion
bd. of ed'n. Mem. leading ed'nl and scien-
tific assns. Author: Laboratory Manual of
Qualitative Chemistry by the Inductive
Method, 1892 S18; also papers on ed'nl and
sanitary science topics. Address: 1101 Mich-
igan Av., Albion, Mich.
FALLIGANT, Robert, judge of Superior
Court of Eastern jud. circuit of Ga. since
1889; b. Savannah, Ga., Jan. 12, 1839; g.s.
Alexander Raiford (soldier in war of 1812) ;
ed. Cherokee Bapt. Coll., nr. Cassville, Ga.,
then at Univ. of Va., till war broke out;
joined "Southern guard"; was one of party
that seized Harper's Ferry. Remained in
army of Northern Va. until end of war; pro-
moted It. after Antietam by sp'l order Gen.
R. E. Lee. Studied law in office of William
Law. Mem. State legislature, 1882, State
senator, 1884; eomd. Oglethorpe Light Inf.,
18 yrs. Residence: 104 Gaston St., Savan-
FALLOWS, Samuel, R. E. bishop; b. Pen-
dleton, Lancashire, England, Dec. 13, 1835;
.?. Thomas and Anne (Ashworth) F. ; re-
moved to Wis., 1848; grad. Univ. of Wis.,
1859 (A. M., LL. D. ; also D. D., Lawrence
Univ., Wis.); m. April 9, 1860, Lucy B. Hun-
tington. V.-p. Galesville Univ., 1859-61;
minister M. E. Ch., 1859-75; since then of
R. E. Ch. Was col. and bvt. brig.-gen. in
Civil war; later Methodist pastor in Mil-
waukee; State supt. public instruction,
Wis., 1871-4; regent Univ. of Wis., 1866-74;
pres. 111. Wesleyan Univ., 1874-5; rector St.
Paul's R. E. Ch., Chicago, since 1875; also
bishop since July, 1876; 5 times elected pre-
siding bishop; pres. bd. of mgrs. 111. State
Reformatory since 1891; chmn. gen. ed'nl
com., World's Congresses; chancellor Univ.
Assn. Author: Bright and Happy Homes,
1877 01; The Home Beyond, 1879 D12; Syn-
onyms and Antonyms, 1884 R3; Handbook
of Abbreviations and Contractions, 1884 01;
Handbook of Briticisms, Americanisms,
etc., 1884 01; Supplemental Dictionary of the
English Language, 1887 01; Webster's En-
cyclopaedic Dictionary, 1891 W20; Past Noon,
1892 M4; The Bible Looking Glass, Lll; Life
of Samuel Adams, 1898 Ul; Splendid Deeds,
1900 Lll; Students' Biblical Dictionary,
1901; Address: 967 W. Monroe St., Chicago.
FANCHER, Frederick: Bartlett, farm-
er; b. Orleans Co., N. Y., April, 1852; ed.
State Normal School, Mich.; m. Oct. 1, 1884,
Florence Van Voorhies, Albion, Mich. En-
gaged in ins. business, Chicago, 1871-81;
farmer on a large scale, N. Dak., since 1881;
pres. bd. trustees, N. Dak. Hosp. for In-
sane, 6 yrs.; pres. Constitutional Conv.,
1889; comm'r ins., 1894-8; gov. N. Dak.,
1899-1901; Republican. Address: Bismarck,
FANCIULLI, Francesco, bandmaster; b.
Port St. Stephen, Tuscany, 1853; ed. Flor-
ence, where he afterward conducted grand
opera. Settled in U. S., 1876; occupied him-
self as teacher, organist and composer.
Succeeded Sousa as conductor Marine Band,
Washington, D. C, but left that position
to take charge, Jan. 1, 1898, of band of 71st
regt., N. Y. State militia, succeeding Felix
Erben. Address: 23 E. 14th St., New York.
FANNING, John Thomas, civil eng'r; b.
Norwich, Conn., Dec. 31, 1837; s. John How-
ard and Elizabeth (Pridde) F. ; academic
and normal school ed'n; m. June 14, 1865,
M. Louise Bensley, Providence, R. I. Studied
architecture and civil eng'ring until 1861;
served during Civil war, It. to It. -col., 3d
Conn. S. M. After war became prominent in
eng'ring, particularly in planning and con-
structing public waterworks and water pow-
ers in New England, and later in the West,
notably on the power of the Mississippi Riv-
er at Minneapolis, of the Colorado River at
Austin, Tex., and Missouri River at Great
Falls, and also near Helena, in Mont. ; was
consulting eng'r St. Paul, Minneapolis &
Manitoba R. R., and Great Northern Ry.,
and v.-p. Minneapolis Union Ry. ; ex-dir.
Am. Soc. Civ. Eng'rs; ex-pres. Am. Water
Works Assn.; fellow A. A. A. S.; etc.
Author: A Treatise on Hydraulic and Water
Supply Engineering, 1877 VI. Address: Ka-
sota Blk., Minneapolis.
FARGO, James C'ongtlel, expressman; b.
Pompey, N. Y., May 5, 1829. In 1844 entered
employ of Wells & Co. (in which his broth-
er, William George F., was a partner, at
Buffalo) ; afterward at Detroit and Chicago,
where he became agt. and mgr. of the firm's
successor, the Am. Express Co. ; went, in
1866, to New York as gen. supt. and mgr.,
and in 1881 became pres. of the co. Address:
56 Park Av., New York.
FARTS, George Washington, ex-con-
gressman, lawyer; b. on farm, Jasper Co.,
Ind., June 9, 1854; .5. James Collins and
Margaret M. (Brown) F. ; grad. Asbury
Univ., 1877; m. 1878, Anna C, d. late Judge
Solomon Claypool, Indianapolis. Was ad-
mitted to bar, and has since practiced law.
Mem. 54th Congress, 8th Ind. dist:, and
55th and 56th Congresses, 5th Ind. dist. ;
Republican. Chmn. Com. on Manufactures,
55th and 56th Congresses. Address: Terre
FARLEY, Harriet, see Donlevy, Harriet
FARLEY, John Mnrphy, R. C. bishop;
b. Newton Hamilton, County Armagh, Ire-
land, April 20, 1842; .y. Philip and Catherine
(Murphy) F. ; ed. St. Marcartan's Coll.,
Monaghan; St. John's Coll., Fordham, and
St. Joseph's Sem., Troy, N. Y. ; studied 4
yrs. in Am. Coll., Rome; ordained priest in
Rome, June 11, 1870. Asst. rector St. Pe-
ter's, New Brighton, Staten Island, 1870-2;
WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA
sec. to Archbishop McCloskey, 1872-84; pri-
vate chamberlain to Pope Leo Xlll, with
title of monsignore, 1884; vicar-gen. arch-
diocese of New York, 1891; domestic pre-
late of Pope Leo XIII, 1892; prothonotary
apostolic, 1895; apptd. auxiliary bishop of
New York. 1895; consecrated, Dec. 21, 1895,
titular bishop of Zeugma; assists Arch-
bishop Corrigan in episcopal labors and acts
as his vicar-gen. Author: Life of Cardinal
McCloskey (serially in Hisc. Records and
Studies, New York), 1899-1900. Wrote:
Neither Generous nor Just (reply to Bishop
Potter), Catholic World, 1889; Why Church
Property Should Not be Taxed, Forum, 1893.
Address: 308 E. 37th St., New York.
FARLOW, William Gilson, prof, crypt-
ogamic botany, Harvard, since 1879; b. Bos-
ton, Dec. 17, 1814; grad. Harvard, 1866; med.
dept., 1870, studied botany several yrs. in
Europe. Adjunct prof, botany, Harvard,
1S74-9. Prominent authority on cryptogam-
ic botany; in. Jan. 10, 1900, Lilian, d. E. N.
Horsford of Cambridge, Mass. Author: Ma-
rine Alga? of New England; The Black
Knot; The Gymnosporangia of the United
States; The Potato Rot; Index of Fungi;
Diseases of Orange and Olive Trees; etc.
Address: Cambridge, Mass.
FARM AN, Elbert Eli, jurist; b. New Ha-
ven, Oswego Co., N. Y., April 23, 1831; 5.
Zadok and Martha (Dix) F. ; grad. Amherst
Coll., 1855 (A. M., 1858, LL. D., 1882, same);
m. Madison, O., Dec. 24 1855, Lois Parker
(died, June 27, 1881); 2d, Galesburg, 111.,
Oct. 8, 1883, Adelaide Frisbie. Admitted to
bar, 1858; to U. S. courts, 1862; one of pub-
lishers of Western New Yorker, 1859-61;
traveled in Europe and studied languages
and internat. law, Univs. of Berlin and
Heidelberg, 1865-7: dist. att'y, Wyo. Co.,
N. Y., 1868-75; U. S. diplomatic agt. and
consul-gen. at Cairo, Egypt, 1876-81; ac-
companied Gen. Grant in voyage up Nile,
1878; mem. on part of U. S. of Internat.
Comm'n to revise jud'cl codes of Egypt for
use of mixed tribunals (Internat. courts),
1880-1; judge mixed tribunals of Egypt,
1881-4; U. ,S. mem. Internat. Comm'n which
examined the claims (over 10,000) and de-
termined the amounts to be paid ($20,000,-
000) to inhabitants of Alexandria for losses
arising from bombardment and burning of
city in 1S82, 1S83 and 1884; secured the obe-
lisk, "Cleopatra's Needle," as a gift of
Khedive to New York, 1879; made large
collections of ancient coins and Egyptian
antiquities, now in Metropolitan Museum
of Art, New York; delivered political ad-
dresses in Presidential campaigns, 1856 to
1888; in Europe in literary work during
winters 1894 to 1900. Address: Warsaw,
FARMAN, Ella, see Pratt, Ella Farman.
FARMER, James Engene, teacher Eng-
lish literature, St. Paul's School, Concord,
N. H.; 6. Cleveland, O., July 5, 1867; s.
Elihu J. and Lvdia (Hoyt) F. ; grad. Yale,
1891 (A. M., 1894). Mem. Societe de l'His-
toire de la Revolution Franchise. Author:
Essays on French History, 1897 P2; The
Grenadier, 1898 D3; The Grand Mademoi-
selle, 1899 D3. Address: Concord, N. H.
FARMER, Leslie I*., comm'r passengei
dept., Trunk Line Assn., since Aug. 1, 1890;
b. Ellington, Conn., Dec. 22, 1848; clerk
treasurer's office, 1863-4; clerk gen. ticket
office, 18C4-8, Bellefontaine R. R., Indianap-
olis; chief clerk, gen. ticket office, I. & St.
L. R. R., 1868-71; asst. gen. passenger agt.,
1871-2, Mo. Pacific R. R.; asst. gen. pas-
senger agt., 1872-7; gen. passenger agt.,
1877-81, New England passenger agt., 1882-
6, Pennsylvania R. R. ; gen. passenger agt.,
1887-90, N. Y., Lake Erie & Western R. R.
Address: 143 Liberty St., New York.
FARMER, I, mI in Hoyt, author; b. (Hoyt)
Cleveland, O. ; m. E. J. Farmer. Book re-
viewer Boston Ideas and other journals.
Author: A Story Book of Science, L9; Aunt
Belindy's Point of View; Boys' Book of
Famous Rulers, C7; Girls' Book of Famous
Queens, C7; The Prince of the Flaming
Star (operetta); Life of Lafayette, C7; A
Moral Inheritance, 04; A Knight of Faith:
A Short History of the French Revolution,
C7; The Doom of the Holy City, R2; What
America Owes to Women; etc. Address:
FARMER, Silas, publisher; b. Detroit,
June 6, 1839; s. John F., map maker, to
whose business he succeeded; is also anti-
quarian; m. June 18, 1868, Orpha C. Little-
field. Author: History of Detroit and Michi-
gan; Champions of Christianity; also sev-
eral booklets. Elected city historiographer
of Detroit in 18S2. Address: Detroit.
FARNAM, Henry Walcott, prof, political
economy, Yale, since 1880; b. New Haven,
Conn., 1853; grad. Yale, 1874 (A. M., 1876);
studied at Strassburg Univ., receiving de-
gree R. P. D. (Rerum Politicarum Doctor),
1878; m. June 26, 1890, Elizabeth U. Kings-
ley. Tutor, Yale, 1878-80. One of the edi-
tors of the Yale Review. Address: 43 Hill-
house Av., New Haven, Conn.
FARNAM. William Whitman, treas.
Yale, 1888-99; b. New Haven, Conn., April
6, 1844; grad. Yale, 1866 (J. U. D., Heidel-
berg, 1869; LL. B., Columbia, 1871); m.
June 4, 1873, Susan Frances, d. Gen. Will-
iam K. Strong, New York. Mem. New
Haven Comm'n of Public Parks for nearly
20 yrs. Residence: 335 Prospect St., New
FARNHAM, Charles Haieht, author; b.
nr. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., May 25, 1841; .r.
Thomas Jefferson and Eliza W. F., both
authors and travelers; ed. San Francisco.
New York and Paris; unmarried. Studied
and taught music, Paris and New York,
1860-70. Was occupied with mechanics and
invention, 1870-80, while studying English
composition and writing for the press.
Author: Life of Francis Parkman, 1901 L6;
also wrote, 1880-90, articles in Scribner's,
Harper's and New York Times on Canoe
Cruising in Canada, Labrador and the New
England Sea-Coast, and on French-Cana-
dian life and character. Address: 432 W.
124th St., New York.
FARNHAM, Rosvrell, lawyer, ex-gov. Vt. ;
b. Boston, July 23, 1827; *. Roswell and
Nancy (Bixby) F. ; family removed to Brad-
ford, Vt., 1840; grad. Univ. of Vt., 1849 (A.
WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA
M., 1852); m. Dec. 25, 1849, Mary Elizabeth
Johnson, Bradford, Vt. Admitted to bar,
3857; State's att'y, 1859-62; served in army,
It. 1st Vt. regt. to lt.-col. 12th Vt. regt., in
Civil war; State senator, 1869-70; Presiden-
tial elector, 1876; gov. Vt., 1880-2; Repub-
lican. Address: Bradford, Vt.
FARQUHAR, Anna, see Bergengren, Anna
FARQUHAR, Arthur H., mfr., political
economist; b. Sandy Spring, Montgomery
Co., Md., Sept. 28, 1838; .$. William Henry
and Margaret F. ; ed. in local school and
at Hallowell's Select School for Boys, Alex-
andria, Va. ; managed his father's farm
one yr. ; removed to York, Pa., to learn
machinists' trade, 1856; became partner,1858;
bought out the firm's interest, 1862; since
1889 pres. A. B. Farquhar Co., Ltd., con-
ducting Pa. Agr'l Works; m. 1860, Eliza-
beth, d. Edward Jessop of Baltimore. Stu-
dent of and writer and speaker on banking,
political economy, in opposition to protec-
tion and free silver; State comm'r from
Pa. to World's Columbian Exp'n, 1892-3;
was elected pres. Nat. Assn. Exec. Com-
m'rs; apptd., 1897, by Gov. Hastings, dele-
gate from Pa. to Coast Defense Conv., at
Tampa, Fla. ; was for some yrs. prop'r
York Gazette; pres. Park Comm'n; pres.
York Hosp. ; has large property interests.
Address: York, Pa.
FARQUHAR, Edward, asst. librarian U.
S. Patent Office, since 1865; b. Sandy Spring,
Md., Sept. 2, 1843; .s. William H. and Mar-
garet (Briggs) F. ; lived on farm until
grown; ed. in common schools, but princi-
pally at home (Ph. D., Columbian Univ.).
Instr. English literature, Columbian Univ.,
1893; later, and now, prof, of history; sec.
Washington Soc. for Philos. Inquiry. Author:
Libyssa, 1898 XI; Elements of Unity in
Homeric Poems, 1900; also contributions on
literary and other topics to various publi-
cations. Address: Patent Office Library,
FARQUHAR, Henry, economic writer; b.
Sandy Spring, Md., Aug. 27, 1851; attended
Cornell, but was not graduated; m. 1881,
Miss Robbins, New York. Employed as
teacher; then on U. S. Coast Survey; later
as editorial writer, and finally in statistical
work for Dept. of Agr. and 12th Census.
Author of several numbers in Sound Cur-
rency series of New York Reform Club;
also articles on astron. and statis. subjects.
Author (with A. B. Farquhar) of Economic
and Industrial Delusions, 1891 P2. Residence:
Brookland Station, D. C. Office: U. S. Cen-
sus Office, Washington.
FARQUHAR, Norman von Heldreieh,
rear admiral U. S. N. ; b. Pottsville, Pa.,
April 11, 1840; s. George W. F. ; grad. U.
S. Naval Acad., 1859. With squadron on
coast of Africa for suppression of slave
trade as midshipman and acting master,
1859-61, and brought to U. S. a captured
slaver, the Triton, with crew of 10 men
and no other officer; commissioned It., Aug.
31, 1861; served in N. Atlantic blockading
squadron; was present at both attacks on
Fort Fisher; It. comdr., Aug. 5, 1865:
comdr., Dec. 12, 1872; commodore, 1897.
Served in various stations; comd. the Tren-
ton, Pacific sta., when wrecked in great
hurricane at Apia, Samoa, March 16, 1889,
but saved from drowning the crew of 450
officers and men. Mem. Light House Bd.,
Oct., 1889; chief bureau yards and docks,
Navy Dept., March 6, 1890, later becoming
commandant, Norfolk Navy Yard; comdr. -
in-chief N. Atlantic sta. since Oct., 1899.
Address: Navy Dept., Washington.
FARQUHARSON, Martha, see Finley,
PARRAND, Livingston, instr. psychol-
ogy Columbia Univ. since 1893; b. Newark,
N. J., June 14, 1867; .?. Samuel A. and Louise
Wilson F. ; ed. Newark Acad., 1875-84,
Princeton Univ., 1884-8; grad. Princeton,
A. B., 1888, A. M., 1891; grad. in medicine,
Columbia Univ., 1891; post-graduate work
at Cambridge, England, 1891-2, Berlin,
1892-3; unmarried. Sec. Am. Psychol. Assn.,
sec. Am. Ethnol. Soc, fellow New York
Acad, of Sciences, mem. Washington Acad,
of Sciences, Am. Soc. Naturalists, Am.
Assn. Adv. Science, Am. Folk Lore Soc,
Am. Oriental Soc. Contributor to psychol.
and anthropol. publications. Address: 40 E.
58th St., New York.
FARRELL, James Charles, treas. Hel-
derberg Cement Co., treas. Albany Argus;
b. Albany, N. Y., March 24, 1870; s. John Hen-
ry F. ; attended St. John's Coll., Fordham, and
grad. Brothers' Acad., 1886; m. April 5, 1893,
Margaret R., d. Anthony N. Brady, Albany.
Dir. Park Bank, v. -p. Albany Evening
Union Co., and resident v. -p. National
Surety Co. Residence: 60 Willett St., Albany,
FARRER, Henry, artist; b. London, Eng-
land, March 23, 1844; g.s. Thomas Farrer,
well-known miniature painter of London,
1770-1850; came to New York, 1863, first be-
coming known by his water colors, and
later as a landscape painter, his specialties
being scenes found near the coast, especial-
ly on Long Island, but most widely known
as an etcher. In 1879 became sec. Am. Wat-
er Color Soc, and 1881, pres/New York Etch-
ing Club; 1882 elected fellow Royal Soc. of
Painter-Etchers; 1885, hon. mem. Phila.
Soc. of Painter-Etchers. Address: 205 Sunny-
side Av., Brooklyn.
FARRINGTON, Oliver Cnmmings, cu-
rator geology, Field Columbian Museum,
since 1894; b. Brewer, Me., Oct. 9, 1864; j.
Joseph Rider and Ellen (Holyoke) F. ; grad.
Univ. of Me., 1881 (M. S., 1888; Ph. D., Yale,
1891); m. Aug. 3, 1896, Clara A. Bradley,
New Haven, Conn. Teacher of science in
Maine acads., 1882-7; tutor, Yale, 1890-1;
asst. U. S. Nat. Museum, 1893; since 1894
lecturer in mineralogy, Univ. of Chicago.
Author: Meteorites; The Volcanoes of Mex-
ico. Contributor to mags. Residence: 338 57th
FARSON, John, banker, lawyer; b. Union
City, Ind., Oct. 8, 1855; j. Rev. John T.
Farson (M. E. clergyman) and Harriet C.
(Page) F. ; ed. public schools, Champaign,
111., and Univ. of 111., 1874-6; studied law,
Chicago, in office of J. R. Doolittle, U. S.
WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA
senator from Wis.; admitted to bar, 1880;
w. Chicago, Sept. 1, 1881, Mamie A. Ash-
worth. Banker since 1SS1; organized firm of
Farson, Leach & Co., 1889; pres. Calumet
Electric St. Ry. Co., Chicago; Rockford St.
Ry. Co., Rockford, 111.; 111. State Sunday
School Assn., 189S. Pres. Chicago Methodist
Social Union, 1900; dir. Union League Club,
1890-9; trustee Am. Univ., Washington.
Residence: "Pleasant-Home," Oak Park, 111.
Office: 140 Dearborn St., Chicago, and 35
Nassau St., New York.
FARWELL, Charles Benjamin, mer-
chant, ex-U. S. senator; b. Painted Post,
N. Y., July 1, 1823; 5. Henry and Nancy
(Jackson) F. ; ed. in dist. schools until 1838;
removed to Ogle Co., 111.; worked at farm-
ing and on Govt, surveys until 1844, when
be went to Chicago on a load of wheat with
$10 in his pocket. Secured employment in
county clerk's office; later teller in a bank;
county clerk Cook Co., 111., 1S54-62; joined
his brother, John V. Farwell in firm of
John V. Farwell & Co., and, 1891, became
pres. The John V. Farwell Co. With his
brother built, 1S87, the Texas State capitol,
receiving 3,000,000 acres of land therefor.
They now have a ranch there, stocked with
150,000 cattle; was mem. State bd. of equal-
ization, 18(57; chmn. bd. of supervisors, Cook
Co., 111., 186S; Nat. bank examiner, 1869;
mem. Congress, 1871-6 and 1881-7; U. S. sen-
ator, 1887-91; Republican. Residence: 99 Pear-