Daniel D. T. Farnsworth, Governor

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Daniel Duane Tompkins Farnsworth

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Staten Island, Richmond, New York, USA
Death: December 5, 1892 (72)
Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, USA
Place of Burial: Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Samuel Stout Farnsworth and Abigail Farnsworth
Husband of Mary Jane Farnsworth
Father of Lottie Laurene Lawson
Brother of John Smith Wilcox Farnsworth; Moses Wilcox Farnsworth; Mary Jane Farnsworth and Rachel Elizabeth Farnsworth

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About Daniel D. T. Farnsworth, Governor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_D._T._Farnsworth

Daniel Duane Tompkins Farnsworth (December 23, 1819 – December 5, 1892) was an American politician in the U.S. state of West Virginia, who served in the West Virginia Senate and briefly as the second Governor of West Virginia.

Biography

Farnsworth was born in Staten Island, New York. When he was two, his family relocated to Buckhannon, West Virginia in Upshur County. He married Mary Ireland. Farnsworth was the President of the West Virginia Senate in 1869 when Governor Arthur I. Boreman vacated his office to serve in the United States Senate. Farnsworth then served as Governor of West Virginia for seven days, from February 26, 1869 - March 4, 1869.

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Daniel D. T. Farnsworth, Governor's Timeline

1819
December 23, 1819
Staten Island, Richmond, New York, USA
1872
August 16, 1872
Age 52
1892
December 5, 1892
Age 72
Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, USA
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Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, USA