Farnsworth, John Franklin (03/27/1820-07/14/1897)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Politician, soldier, U.S. Representative
  • Number of Terms: 2

Subject

  • Farnsworth, John Franklin
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • Representative
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Representative (Republican)

State

Illinois

Notes

Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Six volumes. Edited by James Grant Wilson and John Fiske. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1888-1889. Reprint. Detroit: Gale Research, 1968; Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 12/27/1865-12/1867

Topic

  • Legislators
  • Politicians
  • Regents

Place

  • United States
  • Illinois

Form/Genre

Biographies

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