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James T. Farley
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Sex:M
Age:56
Birth Date:August 6, 1829
Astrology Sign:Leo
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Died Date:January 22, 1886
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Occupation:US Politician

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JAMES T. FARLEY
James T. Farley

Biography:James T. Farley (August 6, 1829-January 22, 1886) was an American politician.

He was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, and moved to Missouri and then California at an early age. There he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1854, commencing practice in Amador County.

He was elected to the California State Assembly from Calaveras County and served 1855 to 1856, acting as Speaker in 1856. He was a member of the California Senate from 1869 until 1876, serving as president pro tempore from 1871 to 1872.

He was for several years the recognized leader of the Democrat Party in California, and in 1874 was defeated as a candidate for the Senate by Governor Newton Booth. He was elected to the United States Senate from California in 1878 and served from 1879 until 1885. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1884. He resumed the practice of law after leaving Washington, D.C., and died in Jackson, California in 1886. He is buried in City Cemetery in Jackson.

Preceded by: Aaron A. Sargent U.S. Senator (Class 3) from California 1879-1885 Succeeded by: Amasa Leland Stanford Preceded by: William W. Stow Speaker of the California State Assembly January 1856-April 1856 Succeeded by: Elwood T. Beatty This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.


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James T. Farley's Personality Tarot Card The Chariot - Personality Card

Birthday: August 6, 1829

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.


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James T. Farley's Growth Tarot Card The Star

Birthday: August 6, 2010

Hope, promise, renewal, and light after darkness.

 

 

 

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