Colonel John Edwin Farewell, 1881.


Description
Creator:
Barrett, Augustus, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This is a black and white portrait photograph of Colonel John Edwin Farewell, (1840-1923).
Notes:
John Edwin Farewell was born in East Whitby Township on February 18, 1840, a descendant of Irish ancestors and was adopted by Abraham Farewell, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ontario South. He was educated in Whitby and Barrie and received a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Toronto in 1864. From 1864 to 1872 he practised law in Oshawa, Whitby and Bowmanville. In 1872 he became Ontario County Crown Attorney; in 1877 Clerk of the Peace; and in 1882 County Clerk. He saw service in the Fenian Raids and was commanding officer of the 34th Regiment from 1898 to 1902. For about 30 years starting in 1874 he was a member and chairman of the Whitby Public School Board. Colonel Farewell published a history of Ontario County in 1907. He died at Oshawa on December 29, 1923 and is buried at Union Cemetery, Oshawa.
Date of Original:
1881
Dimensions:
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 3.5 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 3.5cm
Image Height: 3.5cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
31-006-048
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.883333 Longitude: -78.933333
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a copy negative.
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Colonel John Edwin Farewell, 1881.
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Colonel John Edwin Farewell, 1881.


This is a black and white portrait photograph of Colonel John Edwin Farewell, (1840-1923).